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Dengue claims another life in Peshawar

Dengue claims another life in Peshawar
September 11, 2017

PESHAWAR, 11 September: Another person died of dengue fever here on Monday as the number of dengue patients continue to increase with every passing day in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

According to the Dengue Response Unit of the provincial health department, at least 343 more persons contracted the illness during the past 24 hours in the province.

The health department said that one Shamroz (85), a resident of Sarband village died in the Khyber Teaching Hospital on Monday bringing the total number of deaths to 21.

According to DRU, 1620 people were examined in different hospitals of the province among whom 343 were tested positive. As many as 88 patients were admitted to hospitals whereas 117 already admitted patients were discharged from hospitals following improvement in their conditions.

As many as 391 patients are still admitted in different hospitals of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

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