242 dengue patients admitted to hospitals in 24 hours: DGHS
DHAKA, Sept 26, 2021 (BSS) - A total of 242 fresh dengue cases were reported across the country in the last 24 hours.
Of them 185 were admitted in Dhaka and 57 out of 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 1043 dengue patients are undergoing treatment at different hospitals and clinics across the country.
Among them, 814 patients are taking treatment in Dhaka division and 229 are hospitalised outside the capital, the release added.
A total of 17,357 patients have been admitted to different hospitals across the country since January this year. Of them, 16,253 patients have returned home after recovery, the DGHS said.
Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) has confirmed 61 deaths due to dengue till now, said the DGHS.