Bangladesh reports seven more dengue cases


Seven more people were hospitalised with dengue in the 24 hours to Saturday morning.

Of the new patients, five were admitted to hospitals in Dhaka and two outside it, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

A total of 123 dengue patients, including 50 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

So far, the DGHS has recorded 377 dengue cases, 252 recoveries, and two deaths this year.

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

Also, the DGHS recorded 62,423 dengue cases and 61,971 recoveries in the last year.

Source: United News of Bangladesh