2,546 dengue patients undergoing treatment in country


15th September, 2019 04:59:49 printer

2,546 dengue patients undergoing treatment in country

Around 2,546 dengue patients are currently undergoing treatment at different hospitals and clinics across the country.

Among them, 1,033 patients are taking treatment in Dhaka division and 1,513 are hospitalised outside the capital, according to a press release of Health Crisis Management and Control Room of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) issued on Sunday.

A total of 81,186 patients got admitted to the different hospitals across the country since January this year. Of them, 78,437 patients have returned home after recovery, the release said.

According to Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR), 60 people have so far died of dengue.

Around 619 new dengue patients got admitted to different hospitals in the last 24 hours across the country. Of them 163 were admitted in Dhaka and 456 out of the capital, the release added.