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Wed, Sep 18, 2019 2:02

536 new dengue patients hospitalized in 24 hrs

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Of them, 175 were hospitalised in Dhaka and 361 in other parts of the country, said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

 

A total of 536 new dengue patients were admitted to hospitals across the country in the last 24 hours till 8 am on Wednesday.

Of them, 175 were hospitalized in Dhaka and 361 in other parts of the country, said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

About 2,360 dengue patients are currently being treated at hospitals across the country, it said.

Since the beginning of this year, 82,990 people were hospitalized with dengue – most of them in Dhaka. Of them, 80,427 made full recovery.

Since January, the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) received information about 203 dengue-related deaths. It has so far reviewed 116 cases and confirmed 68 dengue deaths.