1,460 dengue patients undergoing treatment in country

DHAKA around 1,460 dengue patients are undergoing

treatment at different hospitals and clinics across the country.

Of them, 524 patients are taking treatment in Dhaka division and 936 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 88,660 patients got admitted to the different hospitals across

the country since January this year. Of them, 86,936 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 336 new dengue patients got admitted to different hospitals in the

last 24 hours across the country. Of them 102 were admitted in Dhaka and 234

out of the capital, the release added.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)