224 dengue patients hospitalized in 24 hours

224 dengue patients hospitalized in 24 hours

A total of 224 fresh dengue cases were reported in the country in last 24 hours, a release of Health Crisis Management and Control Room of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said this on Sunday.

Of them 211 were admitted to hospitals in Dhaka while 13 out of the capital, the release added.

A total of 946 dengue patients are undergoing treatment at different hospitals and clinics across the country.
Among them, 900 patients are taking treatment in Dhaka division and 46 are hospitalized outside the capital, according to the DGHS release.

A total of 4,543 patients have been admitted to different hospitals across the country since January this year. Of them, 3,587 patients have returned home after recovery, DGHS said.

So far, 10 suspected deaths from dengue were reported to Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) but none of them has been reviewed and confirmed yet, said the DGHS.