More than 440 dengue patients in different KPK hospitals | Pakistan
August 28, 2017 Share

More than 440 dengue patients in different KPK hospitals | Pakistan

PESHAWAR: The death toll due to dengue virus in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has reached to 10, while more than 400 people in hospitals across the province were tested positive for the disease.

According to Dengue Response Unit, with 31 new cases in the province, the total number of affectees are now 2,994 peoples. The response unit further stated that 443 patients are under treatment in different hospitals of the province.

Moreover, in Peshawar, dengue larvae have also been found near Chowk Shadi Pir after the virus becoming endemic in Tehkal, Pishtakhara and Safed Dheri.

Earlier, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa health department officials visited Karimpura near Chowk Shadi Pir, during which dengue larvae was found around tyres at a house, as per Dengue Response Unit. The health department team visited after a person was diagnosed with the virus in the area, according to the response unit.

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