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3 more die of dengue, 211 hospitalised

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 11 October, 2021 12:00 AM
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3 more die of dengue, 211 hospitalised

Three more people died of dengue infections and 211 patients were hospitalised in the country during the last 24 hours till Sunday morning.

The number of people hopsitalised with dengue infection has crossed 20,000 in the country this year as the number of cases has neared 2,000 in only 10 days this month.

According to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), 211 more dengue patients were hospitalised while three deaths were reported in the country in the last 24 hours till Sunday morning.

It said 1932 dengue patients were hospitalized in the last 10 days of October, 7,841 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 the last month July, 34 dengue patients died in the last month August, 23 in September and 7 deaths have been reported in the current month October, the health directorate data added.