51 dengue patients being treated at hospitals

Fifty one people, including 39 in the capital, are being treated at hospitals across the country for dengue.

Ten dengue patients were hospitalised in the last 24 hours till 8am on Tuesday.

Six of them were admitted to hospitals in Dhaka, the Directorate General of Health Services said in its regular update.

It said 101,354 people have been hospitalised with dengue in the country since January. Of them, 101,037 made full recovery.

The government on Tuesday confirmed that 148 people died of the mosquito-borne disease since the beginning of this year.

The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research has received 266 reports of dengue-related deaths. It has reviewed 234 of them and confirmed 148 deaths.

Source: United News of Bangladesh