Friday, 3 December, 2021

Dengue Update

89 more hospitalised

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 23 November, 2021 12:00 AM
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As many as 89 new people infected with dengue fever were admitted to hospitals across the country in the last 24 hours till Monday morning, said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Among the new infections, only 14 patients are from outside Dhaka city.

With this, a total of 2,887 patients infected with the mosquito-borne disease were hospitalised in the running month while 26,542 cases have been reported across the country including Dhaka city since January, said the DGHS.

The number of deaths from the disease remained unchanged at 98 this year as no fresh death was reported in the meantime, said DGHS. A total of 388 patients diagnosed with dengue are now receiving treatment at 41 government and private hospitals in Dhaka while 118 outside the city, it said.

So far, 25,938 dengue patients have left hospitals after recovery, the DGHS report said.