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6 hospitals declared as dengue dedicated

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 09:19 PM, 23 August 2021   Updated: 09:34 PM, 23 August 2021

6 hospitals declared as dengue dedicated

6 hospitals declared as dengue dedicated

The Directorate General of the Health Services (DGHS) today announced six hospitals of Capital as Dengue- dedicated ones amid the worrying rise in Dengue patients in hospitals.

It was said in a notification signed by director of Management Information System of the directorate professor Dr Mizanur Rahman on Monday.

The hospitals are Sir Salimullah Medical College Hospital,  Shaheed Ahsan Ullah Master General Hospital at Tongi in Gazipur, Railway General Hospital at Kamalapur, Dhaka, 20-bed Aminbazar Govt Hospital in Dhaka, Lalkuthi Hospital at Mirpur in Dhaka, and 31-bed Kamrangirchar Hospital in Dhaka.

At present, 1,217 dengue patients are being treated in various government and private hospitals across the country. Of these, 1,131 are undergoing treatment in 41 government and private hospitals in the capital.

Some 8,041 patients have been admitted to different hospitals with dengue since January, and 6,787 of them have been released after they recovered.

This year, Dengue fever has claimed 36 lives so far. Of them, 32 have died in Dhaka city, two in Chattogram division, one each in Khulna and Rajshahi.