53 more dengue patients hospitalised

Staff Correspondent

12 July, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Fifty-three more dengue patients were hospitalised in the capital during the last 24 hours until Sunday morning.

According to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), a total 53 new patients were hospitalised in the capital and no one from outside the city.

A total of 189 patients diagnosed with dengue are now receiving treatment at 41 government and private hospitals in Dhaka while one outside the city, it said.

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

It said a total of 726 dengue patients were hospitalsied across the country since January till Sunday.

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