Saturday, February 22nd, 2020

One new dengue patient admitted to hospital in 24 hrs

Saturday, 22 February 2020 | 11:06 am | 47 times

One new dengue patient admitted to hospital in 24 hrs

A new dengue case was reported in the last 24 hours until 8am on Saturday, said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

According to the daily update from DGHS, only one dengue patient is being treated at a hospital outside of the capital.

Since the beginning of this year, 237 dengue cases were reported. Of them, 236 were discharged from hospitals.

Bangladesh experienced a massive dengue outbreak last year.

The government confirmed that dengue had claimed the lives of 164 people in 2019.The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) confirmed the number after reviewing 263 out of 266 reports of dengue-related deaths.

Last year, 101,354 people were hospitalised with dengue in the country. Of them, 101,037 made full recovery.

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