Dengue virus has so far claimed 16 lives in Sindh, with a total of 80 new cases emerging in the province.
The total number of positive cases in Sindh is reported to be about 1,668.
The provincial government gave Rs10 million to the Health Ministry to buy Rapid Antigen Kits which can detect the virus within six hours of testing.
This came as 65 patients were admitted in district hospitals, while 31 were admitted in civil hospitals of Hyderabad alone.
Meanwhile in Punjab, two people have died of dengue fever in Rahim Yar Khan.
Two residents of Mianwali were also admitted to the DHQ hospital with the disease.