211 dengue patients admitted to hospitals in 24 hours: DGHS
DHAKA, – A total of 211 fresh dengue cases were reported across the country in the last 24 hours. Of them, 164 were admitted to Dhaka and 47 out of 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 967 dengue patients are undergoing treatment at different hospitals and clinics across the country. Among them, 795 patients are taking treatment in Dhaka division and 172 are hospitalised outside the capital, the release added.
A total of 20,129 patients have been admitted to different hospitals across the country since January this year. Of them, 19,086 patients have returned home after recovery, DGHS said. Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) has confirmed 76 deaths due to dengue till now, said the DGHS.