221 more infected with dengue in 24 hrs
Published : Sunday, 26 September, 2021 at 12:00 AM Count : 379
Some 221 more people infected with dengue disease in the last 24 hours ending at 8:00am on Saturday, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
Of them, 164 were admitted to different hospitals in Dhaka and 57 to hospitals outside Dhaka.
According to the statistics, a total of 17,115 dengue patients were admitted to different hospitals in the country from January 1 this year to September 24. Among them, a total of 15,957 patients have returned home after recovery.
The total number of dengue patients taking treatment in different hospitals across the country is 1,099. Of them, 880 are taking treatment at different hospitals in the capital while 219 are receiving it outside the capital.
The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) has received 59 reports of suspected dengue deaths so far this
year. Twelve people died in July, 34 in August, and 13 in September so far.
Among the deaths, 54 have died in Dhaka division, two each in Chattogram division and Khulna division, one in Rajshahi.
Among 17,115 infected, a total of 6,759 were diagnosed in the running month, 7,698 in August, 2,286 in July, 272 in June, while 43 were infected in May.