2 new dengue cases reported in 24 hrs: DGHS


9th July, 2020 06:14:43 printer

2 new dengue cases reported in 24 hrs: DGHS

Two new dengue cases were reported in the country on Thursday, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
According to a daily update from DGHS, two dengue patients are currently undergoing treatment at hospitals in the capital.
The health authorities reported 329 dengue cases since the beginning of this year. So far 327 of them made recovery.
Bangladesh had a massive dengue outbreak last year when 101,354 people were hospitalised. Of them, 101,037 made full recovery.

According to official figures, the mosquito-borne disease killed 179 people last year.
In order to protect the city dwellers from dengue, a special clean-up operation to control Aedes mosquito was launched in all 54 wards of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) from June 6.
On the other hand, Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh on June 7 launched a year-long mosquito extermination campaign in 73 wards.