425 dengue patients undergoing treatment in country

DHAKA Around 425 dengue patients are undergoing

treatment at different hospitals and clinics across the country.

Among them, 250 patients are taking treatment in Dhaka division and 175

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 1,00,201 patients got admitted to the different hospitals

across the country since January this year. Of them, 99,512 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 94 new dengue patients got admitted to different hospitals in the

last 24 hours across the country. Of them 51 were admitted in Dhaka and 43

out of the capital, the release added.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)