Medical &Health

Another Dengue patient dies; 91 hospitalised in 24 hrs

Another Dengue patient died and 91 others were hospitalised in 24 hours till Thursday morning.

With the latest death, the authorities recorded 13 deaths from the viral infection this year, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

The latest death was reported from Cox’s Bazar district.

Among the deaths this year, nine were reported from Cox’s Bazar while four from Dhaka.

Of the new patients, 67 patients were hospitalised in Dhaka while the 24 in other places, it said.

As many as 348 dengue patients including 263 in the capital are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

On June 21, the DGHS reported the first death of the season from the viral disease.

This year, the DGHS has recorded 2,980 dengue cases and 2,619 recoveries so far.

Source: United News of Bangladesh