Death toll rises to 39 in Tharparkar this month

DroughtTHARPARKAR, Oct 31 (INP): One more new born baby died here on Friday, pushing the death toll to thirty nine in the current month (October).

The child died in the way to Mirpurkhas hospital after the local doctors advised for better treatment there.

Doctors told media that more than 90 people, including 41 children, are still admitted in the Mithi hospital.

The doctors also told that most of the children died due to malnutrition and unavailability of immediate treatment and care at homes.

According to reports, several positions for the doctors are still vacant at Nangarparkar and Chhachhro hospitals of the area.

It is to be mentioned here that 464 children have died in drought-hit Tharparkar during the last nine months.

Despite many promises by the federal and provincial governments, the people of the area have got nothing and their condition has worsened with each passing day.

INP

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