Tuesday, 30 May, 2023

Bangladesh reports one more dengue death, 15 new cases

One more person died from dengue in the 24 hours till Saturday morning.

With the new number, the official death toll from dengue rose to 11 this year, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Also, fifteen more people were hospitalised with dengue in the same period.

Of the new patients, ten were admitted to hospitals in Dhaka and the rest outside it

Forty-four dengue patients, including 31 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

So far, the DGHS has recorded 977 dengue cases, 922 recoveries, and eleven 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.