1,327 dengue patients undergoing treatment in country

DHAKA Around 1,327 dengue patients are undergoing treatment at different hospitals and clinics across the country.

Among them, 455 patients are taking treatment in Dhaka division and 872 are hospitalised outside the capital, a release of Health Crisis Management and Control Room of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said here today.

A total of 90,278 patients got admitted to the different hospitals across the country since January this year. Of them, 88,709 patients have returned home after recovery, DGHS said.

According to Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR), 81 people have so far died of dengue.

Around 348 new dengue patients got admitted to different hospitals in the last 24 hours across the country. Of them 90 were admitted in Dhaka and 258 out of the capital, the release added.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)