Sunday, October 17, 2021

Sindh records 377 dengue fever cases in October


KARACHI: Sindh has recorded 377 dengue fever cases in October till now with most cases reported in Matiari district, provincial health department said in a report on the viral disease.

As per the statistics released by the Sindh Health Department here on Sunday, 377 cases of dengue hemorrhagic fever were reported in the province in the ongoing month.

Most cases of dengue hemorrhagic fever, 132, were reported in Matiari district.

In Karachi 48 cases were reported in the city’s Central district, 46 cases were recorded in the East district, 42 cases in Korangi, 18 cases in District South, 21 cases in West district and 13 cases in Malir district, according to the health department report.

Dengue hemorrhagic fever also spreading in Tharparker and Hyderabad districts, according to the report.

The province had recorded 603 dengue cases in September, provincial health department said.

As per the statistics released by the Provincial Health Department here on Sunday, the majority of dengue hemorrhagic fever cases were reported from Karachi division in last month.

Provincial health department had reported five deaths in Sindh including four in Karachi with three in Central district and one in East district of the city.

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