Woman dies of dengue in Savar

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

An aedes mosquito. Prothom Alo  File PhotoA woman died of dengue at Enam Medical College Hospital in Savar, on the outskirts of Dhaka early Thursday, reports news agency UNB.

The deceased was identified as Firoza Begum, 55, of Noyarhat village.

Rezaul Karim, a physician at Enam Medical College Hospital, said Firoza had been suffering from dengue.

“She had gotten admitted to a clinic with dengue and was transferred here three days ago,” he said.

According to official statistics, 167 new dengue patients were admitted to different hospitals across the country in the last 24 hours till 8:00am on Wednesday.

Since January, more than 100,000 people were hospitalised with dengue. Of them, 97,322 made full recovery, the UNB reports added.

The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research has received 251 reports of dengue-related deaths. It has reviewed 179 of them and confirmed 112 deaths.

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