275 dengue patients hospitalised in 24 hours: DGHS

Publish: 9:07 PM, September 20, 2021 | Update: 9:07:PM, September 20, 2021

DHAKA,  – A total of 275 fresh dengue cases were reported across the country in the last 24 hours. Of them, 211 were admitted to different hospitals in Dhaka and 68 outside the capital, a release of the Health Crisis Management and Control Room of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said here today.

A total of 1,072 dengue patients are undergoing treatment at different hospitals and clinics across the country. Among them, 857 patients are taking treatment in Dhaka division and 215 are hospitalised outside the capital, the release added.

A total of 15,976 patients have been admitted to different hospitals across the country since January this year. Of them, 14,845 have returned home after recovery, the DGHS said. The Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) have confirmed 59 deaths due to dengue fever till now, said the DGHS.