KARACHI: Sindh health authorities on Friday confirmed that three more people succumbed to lethal infections; two of them died because of dengue while Congo-Crimean haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) claimed another life.

A 24-year-old woman from Nazimabad and a 22-year-old man from the same area had been admitted to a private hospital in critical condition.

It is learnt they died in the early hours of Thursday; however, officials did not elaborate. The recent deaths brought the tally of dengue-related deaths to 10 thus far this year, said officials.

Meanwhile, a 56-year-old man, who was admitted to a hospital suffering from CCHF infection three days earlier, died on Friday.

Mehmood Ali, a resident of Azizabad and an assistant director of the KWSB, was admitted to the isolation ward of the Ojha Campus of Dow University of Health Sciences.

Published in Dawn, September 21st, 2019