City reports 161 dengue cases

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The dengue epidemic tightens its grip on the provincial capital as 161 new cases have been reported in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health reported.

Six out of the seven District Municipal Corporations still have not been provided with funds for fogging machines operations.According to the data issued by the Health Minister out of the total 161 cases registered in the last 24 hours, 36 were reported in District East, 21 in District Central, 32 in Korangi, 25 in District South, 8 in District Malir, 4 in District West, and 8 in District Keamari.Total of 1227 dengue cases have been reported in the metropolitan since the start of September while the number of cases since the start of the year is 3434.

 

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