KARACHI: At least 54 more dengue fever cases were detected in Karachi in a week, taking the reported cases toll to 869 since January 1 this year. According to the weekly report issued by the Prevention and Control Program for Dengue in Sindh, 55 new dengue fever cases were detected across the province in a week out of which 54 were reported in Karachi. In July, a total of 114 dengue positive cases surfaced across the province out of which 110 emerged in Karachi. A total of 921 dengue cases have been reported in Sindh so far out of which, 869 were recorded in Karachi and 52 in other districts.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 16th, 2019.