KARACHI - The total number of dengue patients across the province till yesterday evening was 1810 and out of them 3 died so far, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah was told on Friday.

According to a statement issued here, the chief minister was briefed about the dengue-affected people in the province by the officials of Dengue Programme.

Murad was apprised that there were 1810 patients of dengue in the province out of which 1807 were discharged after the treatment and three died because of the virus.

The second consignment of 500 diagnostic kits were sent to the District Health Officer (DHO) Tharparkar and he had been provided with 1000 dengue kits in all so far.

Moreover, 300 diagnostic kits and 4000 awareness booklets have been released to the DHO Hyderabad, the CM was further informed.