NIH Islamabad, however, said that spread of the virus could easily be avoided by following preventives measures.
The initial symptoms of Congo fever include headache, high fever, rashes, back pain, joint pain, stomach pain and vomiting.
A man, who was diagnosed with the deadly Congo virus earlier, died at a hospital in the metropolis, confirmed Sindh’s Health department.
A total of 26 cases were reported at different private and public healthcare facilities where 15 of them died.
Director Health KMC Dr Birbal Genani has advised the public to observe precautionary measures to avoid the Congro virus disease during Eid days.