398 dengue patients undergoing treatment in country

DHAKA Around 398 dengue patients are undergoing

treatment at different hospitals and clinics across the country.

Among them, 237 patients are taking treatment in Dhaka division and 157

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 1,00,282 patients got admitted to the different hospitals

across the country since January this year. Of them, 99,624 patients have

returned home after recovery, DGHS said.

According to Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research

(IEDCR), 129 people have so far died of dengue.

Around 81 new dengue patients got admitted to different hospitals in the

last 24 hours across the country. Of them 45 were admitted in Dhaka and 36

out of the capital, the release added.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)