Five more domestic animals die of epidemic, tally reaches 238


The LSD epidemic continues its onslaught in Sindh by claiming the lives of five more domestic animals, taking the tally to 238, show stats issued by Sindh Taskforce.

Sindh Taskforce for Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD) has issued its stats of infected and deceased animals in Sindh on Wednesday.

According to the statistics issued by the Taskforce, the number of cattle infected by LSD has gone up to 28,453. The number of animals who died after contracting LSD has also gone up to 238, the stats said.

The stats show that at least 405 new cases of LSD were diagnosed among animals while 12,930 animals have recovered from Lumpy Skin Disease.

The Sindh government had decided to shut down cattle markets across the province amid the emergence of the Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD) epidemic caused by a vector-borne virus.

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