Saturday, 29 January, 2022

Dengue: 75 more patients hospitalised in 24 hrs

Seventy-five new dengue patients were hospitalised in 24 hours until Monday morning, health authorities said.

The number of fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease remained unchanged at 98 in the current year as no fresh death was reported during the period, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Of the deceased, 90 people have died in Dhaka division alone, two each in Chattogram, Mymensingh and Khulna divisions and one each in Rajshahi and Barishal divisions.

Dhaka reported 60 new patients undergoing treatment in hospitals in Dhaka while the remaining 15 cases have been reported from outside the division.

Some 392 patients diagnosed with dengue are receiving treatment in the country as of Monday.

Of them, 285 patients are receiving treatment at different hospitals in the capital while the remaining 107 were listed outside Dhaka.

Since January, some 27,153 patients have been admitted to different hospitals with dengue in the country. So far, 26, 663 dengue patients have left hospitals after recovery, said DGHS.