United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator in Dhaka Mia Seppo has now been infected with dengue virus.
Sources at resident office of UN in Dhaka confirmed the news.Mia Seppo has been suffering from fever for last couple of days. Later, she was diagnosed with dengue fever.
The UN resident coordinator is currently undergoing treatment and taking rest at her residence as per the advice of physicians.
According to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), a total of 6,544 people have so far been infected with the virus between January 1 and July 21.Of them, five died.
However, the number of dengue patients between January and July last year was 1,374.