418 new dengue fever cases surface in Sindh

KARACHI (HRNW)  418 more tested positive for dengue virus across the Sindh province in the last 24 hours out of which 355 emerged in the Karachi division alone.

The Vector-Borne Diseases (VBD) Department of Directorate General Health Services Sindh has registered 11,560 dengue cases throughout the province out of them 9,595 were recorded in Karachi from January 01 to October 04, 2022.

In 2022, a total of 38 people lost their lives due to the dengue-related complications in Sindh so far out of which 17 deaths were recorded in Karachi Central, 10 in Karachi East, three in Karachi South, two each in Malir, Korangi, and Karachi West while one each in Hyderabad and Umerkot.

In October 1406 tested positive for dengue virus all over the Sindh province out of which 1,115 were detected in Karachi.