Medical &Health

28 more Dengue patients hospitalized in 24 hrs, no death

Twenty-eight new Dengue patients were hospitalised in 24 hours till Saturday morning, health authorities said.

Dengue claimed 101 lives in Bangladesh so far this year, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

It said 92 people died in Dhaka division alone, three in Mymensingh, two each in Chattogram, and Khulna and one each in Rajshahi and Barishal divisions.

Twenty-one patients are undergoing treatment at hospitals in Dhaka while the remaining seven cases have been reported from outside the division.

Some 164 patients who were diagnosed with Dengue are receiving treatment in the country as of Saturday.

Of them, 112 are receiving treatment at different hospitals in the capital while the remaining 52 were listed outside Dhaka.

Since January, some 28,127 patients have been admitted to different hospitals with Dengue in the country. So far, 27,862 dengue patients have left hospitals after recovery, said the DGHS.

Source: United News of Bangladesh