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Dengue: One more patient hospitalised in Dhaka in 24 hrs

One more dengue patient has been hospitalised in the past 24 hours in Dhaka, health authorities said Friday.

Fortunately, no new death was reported during this period, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). Similarly, no new dengue cases have been reported from outside the Dhaka division.

The new patient is undergoing treatment at a hospital in Dhaka.

A total of 105 dengue patients — 95 in Dhaka division alone, four in Mymensingh, two each in Chattogram and Khulna, and one each in Rajshahi and Barishal divisions — have died so far since January 2021.

Some 52 dengue patients are receiving treatment in the country, as of Friday.

Of them, 31 are receiving treatment at different hospitals in the capital while the remaining 21 in hospitals outside Dhaka.

This year, some 62 patients have been admitted to different hospitals with dengue so far and 10 dengue patients have left hospital after recovery, said the DGHS.

Source: United News of Bangladesh