Dengue death toll reaches 40 in Peshawar as two more die | Pakistan

PESHAWAR: The death toll from the dengue outbreak in Peshawar reached 40 on Saturday as two more women succumbed to the deadly virus, Geo News learnt.

According to Dengue Response Unit, two more women died of dengue fever. Both the deceased patients were residents of the provincial capital’s Safaid Dheri area.

One of the women was under treatment at Hayatabad Medical Complex and the other at Khyber Teaching Hospital.

After Saturday’s deaths, the death toll from dengue has reached 40.

On Saturday, 1114 people from different districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa had their blood tested.

Out of them, 249 were found out to be affected with dengue virus.

News Reporter

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