4 more dengue patients hospitalised in 24 hours

A dengue infected patient sits inside the mosquito net after being hospitalised at the Sir Salimullah Medical College Hospital in Dhaka, BangladeshReuters file photo

Four more patients were hospitalised with dengue in the 24 hours till Tuesday morning, UNB reports.

Of the new patients, one was admitted to a hospital in Dhaka and the rest outside it, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Eighteen dengue patients, including 10 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

So far, the DGHS has recorded 813 dengue cases, 786 recoveries, and nine deaths this year.

The country logged 281 dengue deaths in 2022 – the highest on record after 179 deaths recorded in 2019. Also, it recorded 62,423 dengue cases and 61,971 recoveries last year.