Dengue claimes yet another girl's life

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

Dengue claimes yet another girl`s life in Barishal. Photo: UNBA teenage girl died of dengue while undergoing treatment at Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital (SBMCH) in Barishal on Thursday morning, reports UNB.

The deceased is Suraiya, 14, a resident of Barguna’s Patharghata upazila.

SBMCH director Bakir Hossain said Suraiya was hospitalised on Wednesday morning with dengue fever.

“She died around 8:00am on Thursday,” he said.

Although the number of new dengue cases is declining, reports of deaths related to the mosquito-borne disease continue to come in.

At least six dengue-related deaths were reported between Tuesday night and Wednesday night, UNB reports.

In 24 hours until Wednesday morning, 634 new dengue patients were reportedly admitted to hospitals. The number was 753 on Tuesday.

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