3,165 dengue patients undergoing treatment in country

Sun Online Desk

11th September, 2019 04:11:20 printer

3,165 dengue patients undergoing treatment in country

Around 3,165 dengue patients are undergoing treatment at different hospitals and clinics across the country.

Among them, 1,434 patients are taking treatment in 41 public and private hospitals in Dhaka, while 1,731 are taking treatment in hospitals outside the capital, a release of Health Crisis Management and Control Room of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said on Wednesday.

A total of 78,617 patients got admitted to different hospitals across the country since January this year. Of them, 75,225 patients have returned home after recovery, the DGHS said.

According to Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR), 60 people have so far died of dengue.

Around 634 new dengue patients got admitted to different hospitals in the last 24 hours across the country, the release added.


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