243 dengue patients undergoing treatment in country

Around 243 dengue patients are undergoing treatment at different hospitals and clinics across the country, reports BSS.

Among them, 161 patients are taking treatment in Dhaka division and 82 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 Wednesday.

A total of 1,00,828 patients got admitted to the different hospitals across the country since January this year. Of them, 1,00,321 patients have returned home after recovery, DGHS said.

According to Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR), 133 people have so far died of dengue.

Around 36 new dengue patients got admitted to different hospitals in the last 24 hours across the country. Of them 24 were admitted in Dhaka and 12 out of the capital, the release added.