Dengue outbreak still on; 37 new patients hospitalised


Thirty seven new dengue patients were admitted to different hospitals across the country in the last 24 hours till 8:00am on Sunday.

Twenty one of them were hospitalised in Dhaka, the Directorate General of Health Services said in a regular update.

A total of 101,002 people were hospitalised with dengue in the country since January.

Among those who were hospitalised, 100,512 made full recovery, the DGHS said.

Currently, 226 patients, including 144 in the capital, are being treated at different hospitals.

The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research has received 264 reports of dengue-related deaths. It has reviewed 211 of them and confirmed 133 deaths.