KARACHI - Sixth Dengue patient of this year in Sindh passed away on Friday at a private hospital during treatment.

Provincial Dengue Surveillance Cell of Sindh Health Department has confirmed that Muhammad Ameen (68 - man), resident of Gulshan-e-Iqbal Town, was admitted to a private hospital of Gulshan-e-Iqbal on 17th July 2013, who died during treatment in hospital on July 26.

As many as six dengue patients had died in Karachi consisting of two women and four men since January 2013.

As per report, as many as eight new cases of dengue fever have been reported in the province during the last 24 hours, taking the total number of patients to 508, including 13 in rest of Sindh.