Two new dengue patients hospitalised in last 24hrs: DGHS

Two new dengue cases were reported in the last 24 hours until 8am on Friday, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.

Fifteen dengue patients, including 11 in the capital, are being treated at hospitals across the country, the DGHS said.

Bangladesh experienced a massive dengue outbreak last year.

The government confirmed that dengue had claimed the lives of 164 people in 2019. The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) confirmed the number after reviewing 263 out of 266 reports of dengue-related deaths.

Last year, 101,354 people were hospitalised with dengue in the country. Of them, 101,037 made full recovery.

Since the beginning of this year, 219 dengue cases were reported. Of them, 204 had been discharged from hospitals.

Source: United News of Bangladesh