Man dies of dengue fever

F.P. Report

PESHAWAR: The death toll continues to climb in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa due to dengue fever as on Monday a 25-year boy succumbed to the disease taking the death toll to 65 across the province.

According to Incharge Dengue Rapid Response Unit, Department of Health, 25 year Waqas Omer was resident of Achni Bala was admitted on October 28 at Hayatabad Medical Complex.

He said that during last 24 hours as many as 112 patients were hospitalized due to dengue fever while 102 were discharged from different hospitals.

He said under a dengue eradication drive is 61 most affected areas of provincial capital, the district administration teams carried out fumigation.

According to Assistant Commissioner (AC) Fazal Raheem, the District administration has dispatched as many as 210 teams to different areas of the city in a bid to eliminate the Dengue mosquitoes.