Monday, 29 May, 2023

6 more dengue patients hospitalised in 24 hours

Six more people were hospitalised with dengue in the 24 hours till Tuesday morning.

Of the new patients, five were admitted to hospitals in Dhaka and the rest outside it, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Twenty dengue patients, including 12 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

So far, the DGHS has recorded 835 dengue cases, 806 recoveries, and nine deaths this year.

The country logged 281 dengue deaths in 2022 – the highest on record after 179 deaths recorded in 2019. Also, it recorded 62,423 dengue cases and 61,971 recoveries last year.