2,018 dengue patients undergoing treatment in country


23rd September, 2019 04:40:00 printer

2,018 dengue patients undergoing treatment in country

Around 2,018 dengue patients are undergoing treatment at different hospitals and clinics across the country.

Among them, 861 patients are taking treatment in Dhaka division and 1,257 are hospitalised outside the capital, a release of Health Crisis Management and Control Room of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said on Monday.

A total of 85,228 patients got admitted to the different hospitals across the country since January this year. Of them, 83,046 patients have returned home after recovery, DGHS said.

According to Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR), 75 people have so far died of dengue.

Around 461 new dengue patients got admitted to different hospitals in the last 24 hours across the country. Of them 143 were admitted in Dhaka and 318 out of the capital, the release added.