Medical &Health

2 dengue patients reported in 24 hours

Two new dengue patients were hospitalised in the last 24 hours till 8am on Wednesday said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

According to daily update from DGHS two dengue patients are being treated at hospital in the capital.

Since the beginning of this year 246 dengue cases were reported. Of them 244 had been discharged from hospitals.

Bangladesh experienced a massive dengue outbreak last year.

The government confirmed that dengue had claimed the lives of 164 people last year. The Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) confirmed the number after reviewing 263 out of 266 reports of dengue related deaths.

Last year 101354 people were hospitalised with dengue in the country. Of them 101037 made full recovery.

Source: United News of Bangladesh