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Tuesday Oct 10 2017
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Dengue claims two more lives in KP, death toll rises to 52

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APP

PESHAWAR: Dengue claimed two more lives in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Tuesday, raising the death toll to 52 in the province.

According to the Dengue Response Unit of the health department, the deceased have been identified as 65-year-old Mehar Taj, wife of Jumma Khan, and 70-year-old Aslam, son of Mukarram Umar.

The deceased were admitted to Khyber Teaching Hospital on October 5, 2017.

The DRU also informed that around 1790 dengue tests were conducted on Tuesday, out of which 368 were found to be dengue positive.

A total of 121 dengue patients were admitted on Tuesday for treatment, raising the total number of dengue patients seeking treatment in different hospitals to 427.

Hundred and three patients were discharged from different hospitals after improvement in their conditions.

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