Friday, 19 August, 2022

17 patients with dengue hospitalised

Another 17 dengue patients were hospitalised in 24 hours until Monday morning, reports UNB.

All the new patients were admitted to different hospitals in Dhaka during the period, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). As many as 114 dengue patients, including 105 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

On June 21, the DGHS reported the first death of the season from the mosquito-borne viral disease.

However, 105 dengue patients, including 95 in Dhaka division, died in 2021. Dengue is found in tropical and sub-tropical climates worldwide, mostly in urban and semi-urban areas.