Three more dengue fever cases reported

Karachi: Three more dengue viral fever cases were reported in Karachi on Tuesday, increasing patients toll to 527 since January 2013, said Dengue Surveillance Cell Sindh. Dr M Shakeel Aamir Mullick Focal Person for Dengue Surveillance Cell Sindh said that 540 dengue fever cases were reported in Sindh province this year, out of which 527 were reported in Karachi, while 13 in rest of province. He said six dengue patients died since January 2013.

Mullick further said that 18 dengue patients were still admitted to different hospitals of Karachi and three new cases were reported in the city on July 30. However, six patients were discharged from hospitals after treatment.