Medical &Health

Dengue outbreak: 201 more hospitalized in 24 hours

Another 201 patients were hospitalized with Dengue fever across Bangladesh in 24 hours till Sunday morning.

With no deaths reported during the period, the number of fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease this year remained static at 83, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Among the new patients, 140 were undergoing treatment in Dhaka hospitals while the remaining 61 cases were reported from outside the division.

Of the deceased, 77 people died in Dhaka division alone, two each in Chattogram and Khulna divisions and one each in Rajshahi and Mymensingh division.

Some 844 patients diagnosed with dengue are receiving treatment in the country as of Sunday morning.

Of them, 651 patients are receiving treatment at different hospitals in the capital while the remaining 193 were listed outside Dhaka.

Since January, some 21, 402 patients have been admitted to different hospitals with dengue in the country.

Source: United News of Bangladesh