Sunday, 24 October, 2021

224 more dengue patients hospitalised

A total of 224 more new dengue patients were hospitalised across the country in 24 hours till Saturday morning, reports UNB.

The death toll from the mosquito-borne disease remained unchanged at 73 as no fresh death was reported during the period, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Among them, 68 people died in Dhaka division alone, two each in Chattogram and Khulna divisions and one in Rajshahi.

Among the new patients, 165 were undergoing treatment in Dhaka hospitals while the remaining 59 cases were reported from outside the division, according to DGHS.