KECH: Kech District Health Officer (DHO) Dr Farooq has said that at least 93 new cases of dengue fever have been reported in the district within one week.
Dr Farooq said on Sunday that the during last one week, the dengue fever hit 93 people exceeding the previous figure to 243 in three weeks.
As many as 12 cases were being reported daily in Turbat while three deaths were confirmed so far, the district administration said.
The DHO said that the administration was still awaiting special funds demanded by the provincial government to control further spread of the disease.
He detailed that anti-dengue spray is being conducted in highly-affected areas and inside houses besides initiation of an awareness campaign citizens to prevent themselves from the fatal disease.
The DHO said that efforts were underway to control over the increasing dengue virus in the Kech district.