2,326 dengue patients admitted to hospitals


Atotal of 2,326 dengue patients were admitted to different hospitals across the country during the last 24 hours till Friday, said a government statement, reports BSS. Atotal of 8,765 patients have been admitted to different hospitals in the capital. 

Of them, 5140 were admitted to public and private hospitals and clinics and 3,625 to different hospitals outside Dhaka, according to the record ofAugust 8 of the emergency and operation center and the control room under the Director General of Health Services. 

At present, a total of 34,666 patients have been admitted to different hospitals across the country. A total of 29 people died and 25,872 returned home from hospital since January last. 

Sheikh Hasina National Burn and Plastic Surgery Institute, Sheikh Russel Gastro Liver Institute and Hospital, National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedc Rehabilitation (NITOR) and Suhrawardy Medical College and Hospital’s vertical extension have been prepared to admit dengue patients, if needed.