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Dengue: 92 new patients hospitalised in 24 hrs

Another 92 dengue patients were hospitalised in 24 hours till Wednesday morning, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Among them, 73 patients were hospitalised in Dhaka while 19 in other places, it said.

As many as 369 dengue patients including 297 in the capital are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

Earlier on Sunday, this year’s death toll from the mosquito-borne viral disease rose to 15 with one more death reported from Cox’s Bazar.

Read: Dengue numbers keep rising: 1 more death, 40 cases reported

Among the total deaths, 10 were reported from Cox’s Bazar while five from Dhaka.

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

In July, the country reported 1,571 dengue cases with nine deaths.

This year, the DGHS has recorded 3,408 dengue cases and 3,024 recoveries so far.

Source: United News of Bangladesh