KARACHI: As many as 22 more dengue fever cases happened in Karachi in a week, taking the cases toll to 489 in since 1st January 2018. According to a weekly report issued by Prevention and Control Program for Dengue in Sindh, at least 22 new dengue fever cases surfaced in the city during the last week.
In June, a total of 88 dengue positive cases were reported in Sindh province out of which 85 happened in Karachi and three in other districts of the province so far. This year, a total of 517 dengue cases have been detected across the province out of which 489 were in Karachi and 28 in rest of the province.
A death was also reported due to dengue in Karachi this year.