4 new dengue patients detected in 24hrs: DGHS

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19th January, 2020 03:07:38 printer

4 new dengue patients detected in 24hrs: DGHS

Four new dengue patients were hospitalised in the last 24 hours until 8 am on Sunday, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said, reports UNB.

In its regular update, the DGHS noted that currently 25 patients are being treated for dengue – 23 of them in Dhaka.

Bangladesh experienced a massive dengue outbreak last year.

Earlier this month, the government confirmed that dengue had claimed the lives of 164 people last year. The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) confirmed the number after reviewing 263 out of 266 reports of dengue-related deaths last year.

Last year, 101,354 people were hospitalised with dengue in the country. Of them, 101,037 made full recovery.