36 more dengue patients hospitalised

Staff Correspondent

9 July, 2021 12:00 AM printer

The number of dengue patients is increasing across the country as 36 more patients were hospitalised with the disease in the capital in 24 hours until Thursday morning.

According to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), a total of 149 patients diagnosed with dengue are now receiving treatment at 41 government and private hospitals in Dhaka while two outside the city.

However, no death caused by dengue has been reported officially yet, the DGHS added.

The unofficial sources from different hospitals said at least two people who were infected with dengue died in the capital recently. 

A total of 601 dengue patients were hospitalised since January until July 8 this year.


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