Tharparkar- Compounded by multiple problems including rampant poverty and malnutrition, the ruthless killer famine is still on the rampage in Tharparkar as another infant passed away overnight pushing the death  toll to 48.

The newly born child was under treatment in Civil Hospital of Mithi. Some 35 children are still being given medical care at Mithi Civil Hospital. Of these, three children are in a critical state. There are at least seven children at Taluka Diplo hospital, 15 in Chachro hospital, nine in Nangar Parkar hospital and at least 11 children are receiving healthcare in Islampura hospital.