Malaria, gastroenteritis claim 22 more lives in flood affected Sindh

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Malaria, gastroenteritis claim 22 more lives in flood affected Sindh

As many as 22 more lives were lost due to malaria and gastroenteritis in flood affected Sindh. More and more complaints are pouring about lack of medicine in hospitals.

Though Sindh Health department has appointed 241 doctors in flood affected districts under Sindh flood emergency. These doctors have completed post graduate training have been handed over to hospitals of different districts.

Three children staying in Kamber relief camp died due to malaria, while malaria claimed the lives of 8th class student and boy in Kakar district Dadu.

In Tangwani, two children and a boy in Nau Dero lost their lives due to gastroenteritis, in Thal, two youths and a girl succumbed to malaria.

Two more children died of gastroenteritis in Pano Aqil, two died of malaria in New Jatoi and Mithiani.

In Akri Chodgi village an elderly person died of gastroenterologist, and in Gaji Khahwar, a boy from the village of Darb died due to gastroenteritis.

A boy died of malaria in Dargah Bala village of Kachho area.

Over 2.57 m people caught diseases after floods in Sindh

The case of finding the dead body of a 13-year-old girl from Korangi area in Karachi has been registered in Zaman Town police station in the complaint of the father of the deceased girl.

More than 25,75000 people caught different diseases due to flood in Sindh, says provincial  health department.

According to the Sindh Health Department, 12027 cases of respiratory, asthma and chest diseases have been reported in the province during 24 hours, while 19746 cases of various acute diseases have been reported.

According to the health department, the number of dengue cases in the province in the current month has increased to 3917, 6486 cases of dengue have appeared in the province this year.

WaterAid delegation led by Arif Jabbar Khan, country director WaterAid Pakistan visited the flood affected areas of Johi Tehsil in Dadu district.

The team found critical drinking water, sanitation and hygiene condition in the flood affected area.