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Dengue: 15 more patients hospitalised in 24 hrs

Fifteen more dengue patients were hospitalised in 24 hours till Tuesday morning, health authorities said.

Fatalities from dengue remained unchanged at 104 as no new death was reported during the period, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

It said 94 people died in Dhaka division alone, four in Mymensingh, two each in Chattogram, and Khulna and one each in Rajshahi and Barishal divisions.

Among the new patients, five are undergoing treatment at hospitals in Dhaka while the remaining 10 cases have been reported from outside the division.

Some 78 patients who were diagnosed with dengue are receiving treatment in the country as of Tuesday.

Of them, 44 are receiving treatment at different hospitals in the capital while the remaining 34 were listed outside Dhaka.

Since January, some 28,383 patients have been admitted to different hospitals with Dengue in the country. So far, 28,104 dengue patients have left hospitals after recovery, said the DGHS.

Source: United News of Bangladesh