2,158 dengue patients undergoing treatment in country

Sun Online Desk

20th September, 2019 07:11:31 printer

2,158 dengue patients undergoing treatment in country

Around 2,158 dengue patients are undergoing treatment at different hospitals and clinics across the country.

Among them, 902 patients are taking treatment in Dhaka division and 1,256 are hospitalised outside the capital, a release of Health Crisis Management and Control Room of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS)said on Friday.

A total of 83,989 patients got admitted to the different hospitals across the country since January this year. Of them, 81,628 patients have returned home after recovery, DGHS said.

According to Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR), 68 people have so far died of dengue.

Around 508 new dengue patients got admitted to different hospitals in the last 24 hours across the country. Of them 165 were admitted in Dhaka and 343 out of the capital, the release added.