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2 more die of dengue, 189 hospitalised in 24 hrs

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 24 October, 2021 12:00 AM
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Two more deaths from dengue fever were reported while 189 more dengue patients were hospitalised in the last 24 hours until Saturday morning.

A total of 4,122 dengue patients have so far been hospitalized in October, 7,841 patients were hospitalized in September, 7,698 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, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

On the other hand, 12 dengue patients died in July, 34 died in August, 23 in September and 17 deaths have been reported this month so far. A total of 22,319 dengue patients have been hospitalised throughout the country since January until October 23 this year.

So far, 21,395 dengue patients have been discharged from hospitals, the DGHS report said.

Experts hope that the dengue situation may start improving from the end of the current month.