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275 more hospitalised with dengue

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 21 September, 2021 12:00 AM
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275 more hospitalised with dengue

The number of dengue infected patients has been increasing day by day in the country particularly in Dhaka city as the number of dengue cases has reached 5,620 in September this year.

According to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), 275 more dengue patients were hospitalised and no death was reported in the country in the last 24 hours till Monday morning.

It said 5,620 dengue patients were hospitalised in September, 7,698 dengue patients in August, 2,286 in July, 272 in June, 43 in May, three in April, 13 in March, nine in February and 32 in January this year.

Some 12 dengue patients died across the country in last month July, 34 dengue patients died in the last month August and 13 in September, the health directorate data added. The DGHS said 211 new patients were hospitalised in the capital and 64 patients were outside the city in the last 24 hours till 8am yesterday.

A total of 857 patients diagnosed with dengue are now receiving treatment at 41 government and private hospitals in Dhaka while 215 outside the city, it said.