Saturday, 18 September, 2021
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291 dengue patients hospitalised in 24 hours: DGHS

A total of 291 fresh dengue cases were reported across the country in the last 24 hours.

Of them, 259 were admitted to different hospitals in Dhaka and 32 outside the capital, a release of the Health Crisis Management and Control Room of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said on Sunday (today).

A total of 1,218 dengue patients are undergoing treatment at different hospitals and clinics across the country.

Among them, 1,131 patients are taking treatment in Dhaka division and 87 are hospitalised outside the capital, the release added.

A total of 8,041 patients have been admitted to different hospitals across the country since January this year. Of them, 6,787 patients have returned home after recovery, the DGHS said.

The Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) confirmed that 36 cases have so far been reported due to the dengue fever, the DGHS added.