Khulna woman dies of dengue

21 September, 2019 12:00 AM printer

A woman died of dengue in Khulna on Thursday night, reports UNB.

In Khulna, Rozina, 35, wife of Khairul Islam of Jhikargachha upazila in Jashore, succumbed to the mosquito-borne disease at Khulna Medical College Hospital around 9:40pm, said Dr Shailendranath Biswas, resident physician of the hospital.

Rozina was admitted to the hospital with dengue around 4am on Thursday and died while undergoing treatment at the intensive care unit.

Of the new patients, 159 were hospitalised in Dhaka and 332 outside, shows daily dengue update from the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

About 2,226 patients are currently being treated at hospitals across the country, it said.

Since the beginning of this year, 83,481 people were hospitalised with dengue, most of them in Dhaka. Of them, 81,052 made full recovery.