456 dengue patients undergoing treatment in country

DHAKA Around 456 dengue patients are undergoing treatment at different hospitals and clinics across the country.

Among them, 265 patients are taking treatment in Dhaka division and 191 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 1,00,107 patients got admitted to the different hospitals across the country since January this year. Of them, 99,387 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 86 new dengue patients got admitted to different hospitals in the last 24 hours across the country. Of them, 49 were admitted to Dhaka and 37 out of the capital, the release also said.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)