Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) sources have confirmed seven more deaths caused by dengue fever.
“The Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control and Research has confirmed seven more deaths due to dengue. With this, the death toll has risen to 47,” Dr Ayesha Akhtar, the assistant director of Emergency Service and Control Room of the Health Department, told The Business Standard.
Data from the DGHS says that dengue death toll has risen to 47 this year. However, private sources claim that figures have exceeded 140.