4 new dengue patients hospitalised


Four new dengue patient were hospitalised in the last 24 hours until 8:00am on Tuesday, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.

In its regular update, the DGHS said that 20 patients are undergoing treatment for dengue in Dhaka, reports UNB.

Bangladesh experienced a massive dengue outbreak last year.

Earlier this month, the government confirmed that dengue had claimed the lives of 164 people last year. The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) confirmed the number after reviewing 263 out of 266 reports of dengue-related deaths last year.

Last year, 101,354 people were hospitalised with dengue in the country. Of them, 101,037 made full recovery.

Since the beginning of this year, 166 dengue cases were reported. Of them, 146 were discharged from hospitals.