2 more die of dengue, 214 hospitalised...

Dhaka, Tuesday   19 October 2021

2 more die of dengue, 214 hospitalised

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 06:19 PM, 27 September 2021  

2 more die of dengue, 214 hospitalised

2 more die of dengue, 214 hospitalised

Another 214 patients were hospitalised with dengue in the previous 24 hours till 8:00 am today, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). With the new cases, the total caseload stood at 17,571.

At the same time, two more people died of the virus, raising the death tally to 63. 

Health Emergency Operations Center and Control Room of the Directorate of Health said this in a regular online bulletin on Monday.

Of the new dengue patients, Dahaka alone saw 163 people being admitted to hospitals in 24 hours. The rest 51 are from outside Dhaka. 

Though most of the patients who were hospitalised have so far been released, 1,257 are still undergoing treatment at different hospitals. Of them, 977 are taking treatment at 45 hospitals in Dhaka, and 280 outside the capital, the DGHS data said.

At least, 7,698 dengue patients were hospitalised in August, 2,286 in July, 272 in June and 43 in May.

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