Dengue fever claims another life in Karachi

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KARACHI: One more dengue fever patient died at a private hospital in Karachi on Friday, raising the death toll from the deadly disease to 36 in Sindh province this year.

According to details, 42-year-old Muhammad Shahid from Liaquatabad area of Karachi was admitted at a private hospital a few days ago after medical tests proved that dengue virus was present in his blood where he died during treatment.

On the other hand, Sindh reported more than 193 new cases of dengue fever in the last 24 hours, of which 178 were reported in Karachi hospitals.

According to the source, there were at least 4,622 cases of dengue fever in Sindh this month, of which only Karachi reported 4,217 cases.

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