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Dengue: 120 new patients hospitalised, no death in 24 hours

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 2nd December, 2022 08:21:54 PM
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The country’s dengue situation has been improving as the number of single-day patients and casualty from the disease has been declining for around a week.

The health experts said the dengue situation may come under control in the current month December.  The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said 120 dengue patients were hospitalised in the last 24 hours until Friday morning while no death from the disease was reported during the time.

Of the 120 dengue patients, 78 were taken to 53 hospitals of Dhaka city while the rest 42 were admitted to hospitals outside the capital.

The DGHS data said a total of 1,727 dengue patients are now undergoing treatment throughout the country. Of them, 954 patients are receiving treatment in Dhaka city. 

It said 500 dengue patients were admitted to hospitals in two days of the current month December and no death has been reported during the time. And 19,334 dengue patients were admitted to hospitals and at least 113 died in November.

The DGHS report further said a total of 57,858 dengue patients were admitted to hospitals and at least 254 dengue patients died in the current year till November.

Of the total dengue cases, 36,803 dengue patients were admitted to hospitals in the Dhaka city and the rest of the patients were admitted to hospitals outside Dhaka.