84% dengue affected patient returned home after treatment

DHAKA, Around 84 percent out of total 49,999

patients, who have been admitted to hospitals across the country, have

returned home after recovery.

A total of 42,243 patients infected with the mosquitoborne disease have

left hospitals so far, according to Health Crisis Management and Control Room

of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) release today.

It said that a total of 49,999 patients were diagnosed with dengue fever

in different hospitals across the country from January 1 to August 16, this

year. However, 40 people died from the disease.

A total of 7,716 patients are currently under treatment in different

hospitals and clinics across the country. Of these 7,716 patients, 4,015 are

taking treatments in different hospitals, clinics across Dhaka division.

A total of 1,719 new dengue patients were admitted to different

hospitals in the last 24 hours.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)