Friday, 21 January, 2022

Bangladesh reports one new dengue case

One more dengue patient has been hospitalised in the country in 24 hours till Friday morning, health authorities said.

No new death was reported during the period, and no new patients were hospitalised outside Dhaka during the period, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

The new patient is undergoing treatment at a hospital in Dhaka.

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.

Some 34 dengue patients are receiving treatment at different hospitals in the country as of Friday.

Of them, 23 are receiving treatment at different hospitals in the capital while remaining 11 at hospitals outside Dhaka.

This year, some 95 patients have been admitted to different hospitals with dengue so far and 61 dengue patients have left hospitals after recovery, said the DGHS.