Thursday, 23 September, 2021
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252 dengue patients admitted to hospitals in 24 hours: DGHS

252 dengue patients admitted to hospitals in 24 hours: DGHS

A total of 252 fresh dengue cases were reported across the country in the last 24 hours.

Of them, 202 were admitted in Dhaka and 50 out of the capital, said a release of the Health Crisis Management and Control Room of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Sunday.

A total of 1123 dengue patients are undergoing treatment at different hospitals and clinics across the country.

Among them, 980 patients are taking treatment in Dhaka division and 143 are hospitalised outside the capital, the release added.

A total of 9857 patients have been admitted to different hospitals across the country since January this year. Of them, 8690 patients have returned home after recovery, the DGHS said.

Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) has confirmed 42 deaths due to dengue, added the DGHS.