2 more dengue cases reported in 24 hrs
Published : Monday, 20 March, 2023 at 4:32 PM Count : 455
Two more patients were hospitalised with dengue in the 24 hours till Monday morning.
Of the new patients, one was admitted to a hospital in Dhaka and another outside it, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
Twenty-one dengue patients, including 11 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.
So far, the DGHS has recorded 809 dengue cases, 779 recoveries, and nine deaths this year.
The country logged 281 dengue deaths in 2022 – the highest on record after 179 deaths recorded in 2019. Also, it recorded 62,423 dengue cases and 61,971 recoveries last year.