Dengue fever in KP
Dengue fever on rise in KP

PESHAWAR, 4 October: Another dengue patient died in Peshawar on Tuesday after which the death toll from the disease in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has mounted to 42.

According to Dengue Response Unit, 51-year-old Pervaiz, a resident of Tehkal Payan, was admitted to Khyber Teaching Hospital on 30 September, who died at the hospital on Tuesday. It said dengue tests were performed on 1,679 people in the whole province during the last 24 hours, out of which 351 patients were tested positive with dengue virus.

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has announced to give Rs500,000 each to the heirs of dengue victims.