162 dengue patients undergo treatment


Around 162 dengue patients are undergoing treatment at different hospitals and clinics across the country, reports BSS. 

Among them, 109 patients are taking treatment in Dhaka division and 53 are hospitalised outside the capital, a release of Health Crisis Management and Control Room of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said on Saturday.

A total of 1,01,190 patients got admitted to the different hospitals across the country since January this year. Of them, 1,00,762 patients have returned home after recovery, DGHS said.

According to Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR), 141 people have so far died of dengue.

Around 16 new dengue patients got admitted to different hospitals in the last 24 hours across the country. Of them 9 were admitted in Dhaka and 7 out of the capital, the release added.