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Ten dengue patients die, 2764 hospitalised in 24 hrs

Monday, 07 August 2023 | 3:37 am | 295 times

Ten dengue patients die, 2764 hospitalised in 24 hrs

At least 10 dengue patients died and 2,764 were admitted to different hospitals in the country during the last 24 hours till 8:00 am on Sunday (August 6).

Of the new toll, seven are from Dhaka while the rest three from different parts of the country.

“During the period, 1078 dengue patients were hospitalised in Dhaka city while 1686 were admitted to different hospitals outside Dhaka,” a press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.

“This year, 313 deaths were reported from dengue disease while 281 died last year,” the daily statement of the DGHS said.

With the new cases, the total number of patients rose to 66,732, the statement said, adding, some 57,072 patients were released from different hospitals this year of the total patients.

Some 9,347 dengue patients are currently undergoing treatment at different hospitals. Of them, 4,605 are in Dhaka while 4,742 are outside the capital city,” it added.


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