Malaria and gastro cases on increase in flooded areas
Even after several weeks of floods in Sindh, forty villages of Nauhehro Feroze are still surrounded by water.
Due to accumulation of four to five feet of water at different places, the life is paralyzed while the communication of the residents with the city is still disconnected.
Many villages of Sanghar are also surrounded by water, it has become very difficult for the flood victims to take their sick loved ones to the hospital.
Due to the accumulation of flood water in Nawabshah, there is a fear of spread of diseases.
In two villages of Dadu district, a girl died of malaria and a boy died of gastroenteritis.
According to the Sindh Health Department, a 7-year-old girl died of malaria in Bakhar Jamali village of Kachho area of Dadu.
A 3-year-old child died of fever and gastroenteritis in village Ali Bakhsh Tunio of Mehar Tehsil.
The Sindh Health Department has said that the number of deaths due to malaria, diarrhea and gastroenteritis in Dadu district has increased to 43.
In Dadu, the number of patients with acute diseases reached 39394, the number of patients with diarrhea and gastroenteritis reached 29725.
The Sindh Health Department also says that the number of positive and suspected malaria patients in Dadu district has reached 15161.