One more dies of dengue, 22 hospitalised

2023-01-16 08:52:08 BdST

2024-05-18 12:30:34 BdST

Published: 2023-01-16 08:52:08 BdST


Live Correspondent: One dengue patient died while 22 patients were admitted to hospitals across the country in 24 hours till Sunday morning. With the new number, the official death toll from dengue rose to three this year, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Besides, 22 people were hospitalised with the mosquito-borne disease. Of the new patients, five were admitted to hospitals in Dhaka and 17 outside the capital.

One hundred and twenty dengue patients, including 48 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

The DGHS has recorded 399 dengue cases and 276 recoveries so far this year.

The country recorded 281 dengue deaths in 2022 – the highest on record after 179 deaths recorded in 2019. The DGHS recorded 62,423 dengue cases and 61,971 recoveries in the past year.

Dhaka, 15 January ( AZ


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