Pakistan, Karachi News : Twenty-five more dengue viral fever cases were reported in Karachi on Saturday, increasing the patients toll to 1003 during 2013, said Dengue Surveillance Cell Sindh.
Dr M Shakeel Aamir Mullick Focal Person for Dengue Surveillance Cell Sindh said that a total of 1056 dengue fever cases have been reported in Sindh province since January 2013, out of which 1003 were reported in Karachi and 53 in rest of the province. He said 11 dengue patients expired in Karachi this year so far.
He said that 55 dengue patients were still admitted to different hospitals of Sindh and 25 new cases were reported in the city on 7th September, while six cases were detected in Hyderabad.
He informed that 40 cases were detected in Hyderabad, two in Kambar, two in Sanghar, two in Shikarpur , two in Thatta , one in Larkana, one in Dadu, one in Khairpur, one in Naushero Feroz and one in Kashmore since January 2013.
However, 13 patients were discharged from hospitals after treatment across the province. (PPI)