PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa well being authorities on Wednesday confirmed that as many as 48 new circumstances of mosquito-borne dengue fever have been detected over the past 24 hours throughout the province, ARY Information reported.
In response to Dengue Response Unit (DRU), the variety of dengue optimistic circumstances in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) has jumped to six,803 with the affirmation of 48 new sufferers.
The officers mentioned that 2,586 dengue circumstances have been reported in Peshawar metropolis, whereas 82 sufferers are being handled within the numerous hospitals of the town.
Earlier, two dengue sufferers died of mosquito-borne dengue fever in Karachi, taking the dying toll to 29 within the metropolis.
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A 55-year-old lady, recognized as Zahida Kausar was resident of the Federal B. Space and was below remedy at a non-public hospital of Karachi. She died to the dengue virus throughout remedy. A seventh-month-old baby, resident of Al-Noor society, additionally misplaced the battle towards dengue fever.
In response to Sindh Dengue Management Program (SDCP), 210 new circumstances of dengue fever have been reported within the metropolis over the past 24 hours.
The mosquito-borne illness which might show deadly if not recognized and handled in time has unfold quickly all through Pakistan and has brought on critical concern among the many plenty.