Saturday, 27 November, 2021

142 more hospitalised with dengue in 24 hrs

Bangladesh reported hospitalisation of 142 new dengue patients in 24 hours until Saturday morning, reports UNB.

Although dengue cases were supposed to drop ahead of winter, the country has been recording more than 100 dengue cases per day over the last few weeks.

Seventy two people were hospitalised with dengue fever on Friday.

The number of fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease remained unchanged at 98 in the current year as no fresh death was reported during the period, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Of the deceased, 90 people died in Dhaka division alone, two each in Chattogram, Mymensingh and Khulna divisions and one each in Rajshahi and Barishal divisions.

Among the new patients, 104 are undergoing treatment in hospitals in Dhaka while the remaining 38 cases have been reported from outside the division.