PESHAWAR, 9 October: Three persons died of dengue fever since last 24 hours in Peshawar and Nowshera taking the number dead due to the fatal fever to 51 across the province, Dengue Response Unit confirmed.

Apart from the deaths, around 350 persons tested positive since last 24 hours in different parts of the province, officials DRU told Tribal News Network.

They said that a 50-year old Altaf, a resident of Pushtakhara area of Peshawar, and 35-year old Zahir Shah of Abdarra locality have breathed their last at Khyber Teaching Hospital. The deceased were admitted to the hospital few days ago.

Similarly, a resident of Nowhera Kalan Dilaram Khan also died of dengue fever.