Tuesday, 7 December, 2021
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163 dengue patients hospitalised in 24 hours: DGHS

163 dengue patients hospitalised in 24 hours: DGHS

A total of 163 fresh dengue cases were reported across the country in the last 24 hours.  

Of them 131 were admitted in Dhaka and 32 out of the capital, a release of the Health Crisis Management and Control Room of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said on Wednesday. 

A total of 649 dengue patients are undergoing treatment at different hospitals and clinics across the country. 

Among them, 537 patients are taking treatment in Dhaka division and 112 are hospitalised outside the capital, the release added.  

A total of 25,065 patients have been admitted to different hospitals across the country since January this year. Of them, 24,320 patients have returned home after recovery, DGHS said.

 Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) has confirmed 96 deaths due to dengue till now, said the DGHS.