619 new dengue patients hospitalised in 24-hour

Sun Online Desk

15th September, 2019 02:19:49 printer

619 new dengue patients hospitalised in 24-hour

As many as 619 new dengue patients were admitted to different hospitals across the country in 24 hours till Sunday morning.

Among them, 163 were hospitalised in Dhaka, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.

About 2,546 patients are currently being treated at hospitals across the country – 1,033 in the capital.

Since the beginning of this year, 81,186 people were hospitalised with dengue, most of them in Dhaka, until Sunday morning. Of them, 78,437 made full recovery, according to the government.

Since January, the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) received information about 203 dengue-related deaths. It has so far reviewed 101 cases and confirmed 60 dengue deaths.