Dengue cases surge across the country

Anum RizwanWeb Editor

25th Oct, 2019. 12:02 pm

The dengue pandemic has raised serious health concerns across the country with thousands affected.

According to details, 98 new cases have been reported in Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa in last 24 hours. Toll of dengue-affected have reached 6,0146.

More than 150 citizens are suffering from dengue every day in Sindh, reports said.

According to the details, Anti-Dengue Cell has formed Response Committees in several districts of Sindh. The committees will also provide mosquito bites curing.

In Sindh this month, more than 3,600 urban dengue victims were reported from across the province.

This year, the number of dengue victims across the province has exceeded 6,800.

As many as 6,446 citizens have been affected this year from Karachi while more than 400 from other districts of Sindh have been affected.

The Health Department of Sindh says that 20 people have died of dengue this year. Last year, 2,088 people were affected by dengue out of which two died.

In addition, there were 2,927 dengue cases reported in 2017, of which 12 died.

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