1,477 dengue patients undergoing treatment in country

Around 1,477 dengue patients are undergoing treatment at different hospitals and clinics across the country, reports BSS.

Among them, 495 patients are taking treatment in Dhaka division and 982 are hospitalised outside the capital, a release of Health Crisis Management and Control Room of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said in the capital on Saturday.

A total of 89,616 patients got admitted to the different hospitals across the country since January this year. Of them, 87,903 patients have returned home after recovery, DGHS said.

According to Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR), 81 people have so far died of dengue.

Around 269 new dengue patients got admitted to different hospitals in the last 24 hours across the country. Of them 60 were admitted in Dhaka and 209 out of the capital, the release added.