1,398 dengue patients undergoing treatment across country
Published : Friday, 4 October, 2019 at 5:26 PM Count : 175
A total of 1,398 dengue patients are undergoing treatment at different hospitals and clinics across the country.
Among them, 497 patients are taking treatment in 41 public and private hospitals in Dhaka, while 901 are taking treatment in hospitals outside the capital, a release of Health Crisis Management and Control Room of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said, BSS reports.
A total of 89,347 patients got admitted to different hospitals across the country since January this year.
Of them, 87,713 patients have returned home after recovery, the DGHS said.
According to Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR), 81 people have so far died of dengue.
Around 326 new dengue patients got admitted to different hospitals and 347 have returned home after recovery in the last 24 hours across the country, the release added.