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5 more die of dengue, 820 hospitalised

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 9 November, 2022 12:00 AM
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5 more die of dengue, 820 hospitalised
A dengue patient is seen walking through a ward at Mugda Medical College Hospital on Tuesday.

Though the dengue season has already ended, there is no respite from the upward trend in dengue infection and fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease.

According to the data of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), 820 dengue patients were hospitalised in the last 24 hours until Tuesday morning while five deaths were reported during the period.

Of the 820 dengue patients, 450 were taken to 53 hospitals of Dhaka city while the rest was admitted to hospitals outside the capital.

The DGHS data said a total of 3,223 dengue patients are now undergoing treatment throughout the country. Of them, 1947 patients are receiving treatment in Dhaka city. It said around 6,778 dengue patients were admitted to hospitals and at least 41 died in the last eight days this month.