2,507 dengue patients undergoing treatment in country


16th September, 2019 06:31:33 printer

2,507 dengue patients undergoing treatment in country

Around 2,507 dengue patients are undergoing treatment at different hospitals and clinics across the country.

Among them, 983 patients are taking treatment in Dhaka division and 1,528 are hospitalised outside the capital, a release of Health Crisis Management and Control Room of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said on Monday, reports BSS. 

A total of 81,839 patients got admitted to the different hospitals across the country since January this year. Of them, 79,129 patients have returned home after recovery, DGHS said.

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

Around 653 new dengue patients got admitted to different hospitals in the last 24 hours across the country. Of them 193 were admitted in Dhaka and 460 out of the capital, the release added.