491 new dengue patients hospitalised in 24-hour

Sun Online Desk

19th September, 2019 03:11:18 printer

491 new dengue patients hospitalised in 24-hour

A total of 491 new dengue patients were admitted to hospitals across the country in the last 24 hours till 8:00am on Thursday.

About 2,360 dengue patients are currently being treated at hospitals across the country, it said.

Since the beginning of this year, 82,990 people were hospitalised with dengue – most of them in Dhaka. Of them, 80,427 made full recovery.

Since January, the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) received information about 203 dengue-related deaths. It has so far reviewed 116 cases and confirmed 68 dengue deaths.


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