4,697 dengue patients undergoing treatment in country


DHAKA, Aug 30, 2019 (BSS) – Around 4,697 dengue patients are undergoing
treatment at different hospitals and clinics across the country.

Among them, 2,610 patients are taking treatment in Dhaka division and
2,087 are hospitalised outside the capital, a release of Health Crisis
Management and Control Room of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS)
said here today.

A total of 69,435 patients got admitted to the different hospitals
across the country since January this year. Of them, 64,558 patients have
returned home after recovery, DGHS said.

According to DGHS, 52 people have so far died of dengue.

Around 1,025 new dengue patients got admitted to different hospitals in
the last 24 hours across the country, the release added.