03 Sep 2021, 19:24

255 new dengue cases reported in 24 hrs: DGHS

DHAKA, Sept 3, 2021 (BSS) - A total of 255 more dengue cases were reported across the country in the last 24 hours.

Of them, 233 new patients were admitted in Dhaka and 22 in districts outside the capital, a release of the Health Crisis Management and Control Room of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said here today.

A total of 1,257 dengue patients are undergoing treatment at different hospitals and clinics across the country.

Among them, 1120 patients are taking treatment in Dhaka division and 137 are hospitalised outside the capital, the release added.

Some 11,236 patients have been admitted to different hospitals with dengue since January this year. Of them, 9927 patients have been released from hospitals after recovery, DGHS said.

So far, Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) has confirmed 49 deaths due to dengue fever, said the DGHS.


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