Friday, 21 January, 2022

Dengue: 9 more patients hospitalised in 24 hrs

Nine more dengue patients were hospitalised in 24 hours till Thursday morning, health authorities said.

No new death was reported during the period, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

A total of 105 dengue patients- 95 in Dhaka division alone, four in Mymensingh, two each in Chattogram, and Khulna and one each in Rajshahi and Barishal divisions- have died  so far since January, 2021.

Among the new patients, three are undergoing treatment at hospitals in Dhaka and the six other cases have been reported from outside the division.

Some 52 patients who were diagnosed with dengue are receiving treatment in the country as of Thursday.

Of them, 30 are receiving treatment at different hospitals in the capital while the remaining 22 were listed outside Dhaka.

This year, some 61 patients have been admitted to different hospitals with Dengue so far and nine dengue patients have left hospital after recovery, said the DGHS.