Medical &Health

240 new Dengue patients hospitalised

Another 240 patients were hospitalised with dengue in 24 hours till Friday morning.

 

Of the new patients, 150 were admitted to different hospitals in Dhaka and 90 outside it, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

 

A total of 1,916 dengue patients, including 1,448 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

 

This year’s death toll from the mosquito-borne disease in Bangladesh rose to 55 on Wednesday with another death reported from Chattogram.

 

Of the total deaths, 27 were reported from Dhaka division, 24 from Chattogram and four from Barishal division.

 

On June 21, the DGHS reported the first death of the season from the viral disease.

 

This year, the directorate has recorded 16,092 dengue cases and 14,120 recoveries so far.

 

Source: United News of Bangladesh