Woman dies of dengue in Khulna


A woman died of dengue in Khulna Medical College Hospital (KMCH) in Khulna on Saturday.

The deceased was identified as Shilpi Begum, from Terokhada upazila in Khulna.

Dr Shailendra Nath Biswas of KMCH said Shilpi was admitted to the hospital on Friday with dengue fever and breathed her last around 1.45pm during treatment at ICU.

Meanwhile, admission of dengue patients in hospitals and clinics of Khulna division is decreasing every day.

Around 608 dengue patients are now undergoing treatment at different hospitals and clinics across the Khulna division.

A total of 4,510 patients got admitted to the different hospitals so far in Khulna division since January this year.

Of them, 3,681 patients have returned home after recovery, said a press release of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHs) in Khulna.

A total of 13,181 dengue test kits have reserved in the Khulna division, said the press release.