1,597 fresh dengue cases in last 24 hours | 2019-08-22

1,597 fresh dengue cases in last 24 hours

Sun Online Desk

22nd August, 2019 04:00:00 printer

1,597 fresh dengue cases in last 24 hours

A total of 1,597 new dengue patients were admitted to different hospitals across the country in the last 24 hours till 8:00am on Thursday, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Of them, some 836 dengue patients were admitted to different hospitals in the capital and the rest were outside Dhaka.

The Health Emergency Operation Center and Control Room of the DGHS came up with the update information on Thursday.

The rate of admission due to dengue fever in hospitals decreased by 2 percent than the previous day, the fresh data of the DGHS suggested.  

So far 90 percent dengue patient returned their home after receiving treatment in different hospital, according to the data.

Earlier, some 1,626 dengue cases including 711 in the capital were reported in the previous 24 hours.


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