1,338 dengue patients undergoing treatment in country

DHAKA Around 1,338 dengue patients are undergoing treatment at different hospitals and clinics across the country.

Among them, 470 patients are taking treatment in Dhaka division and 868 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 89,930 patients got admitted to the different hospitals across the country since January this year. Of them, 88,356 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 270 new dengue patients got admitted to different hospitals in the last 24 hours across the country. Of them 73 were admitted in Dhaka and 241 out of the capital, the release also said.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)