dengue cases-pakistanProvincial Manger Dengue Prevention and Control Program Sindh Dr Shakeel Aamir Mullick on Wednesday said twenty more dengue viral fever cases were reported in Karachi, increasing the number of dengue patients in the city to 269 this year.

He said a total of 270 dengue fever cases have been reported in Sindh province since January 2015, out of them 269 detected in Karachi and one in interior Sindh.

He all 20 new cases were reported from the city. He said around 40 dengue cases have been reported from Karachi within a week.

The Dengue Prevention and Control Program Sindh and Provincial Health Department have already launched larvacidal activities across the Karachi to eliminate dengue eggs from drains and ponds.