Medical &Health

Bangladesh reports 27 more dengue cases

Twenty-seven more people were hospitalised with dengue in the 24 hours to Saturday morning.


However, no fatalities were reported during this period, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).


Also, the DGHS did not report any dengue death in the first six days of this year.


The country recorded 281 dengue deaths in 2022 – the highest on record after 179 deaths recorded in 2019.


A total of 202 dengue patients, including 94 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.


The DGHS has recorded 242 dengue cases and 40 recoveries so far this year. It recorded 62,423 cases and 61,971 recoveries last year.


Source: United News of Bangladesh