Friday, 9 June, 2023

Bangladesh reports 5 more dengue cases

Bangladesh reports 5 more dengue cases

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

The new patients were admitted to hospitals in Dhaka, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Fifteen patients, including nine in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

So far, the DGHS has recorded 857 dengue cases, 833 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.