Wednesday, 5 October, 2022

Dengue: 165 more patients hospitalised in 24 hrs

Another 165 dengue patients were hospitalised across the country in 24 hours till Wednesday morning, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Among them, 125 patients were hospitalised in Dhaka while 40 in other places, it said.

As many as 521 dengue patients, including 437 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

On Sunday, this year's death toll from the mosquito-borne viral disease rose to 19 with one more death reported from Dhaka.

Among the total deaths, 10 were reported from Cox’s Bazar while nine from Dhaka.

On June 21, the DGHS reported the first death of the season from the viral disease.

This year, the DGHS has recorded 4,937 dengue cases and 4,397 recoveries so far.