• Saturday, Jan 16, 2021
  • Last Update : 08:05 pm

DGHS: 1,446 more hospitalized for dengue in 24hrs

  • Published at 04:11 pm August 23rd, 2019
Dengue-Mahmud Hossain Opu-Dhaka Tribune
File photo of a mother-child pair with dengue sits inside a protective net in this photo taken at Bangladesh Shishu Hospital Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune

The number of admitted patients currently undergoing treatment is 6,035

A total of 1,446 dengue patients have been admitted to different hospitals across Bangladesh in the last 24 hours.

Among them, 689 patients were admitted in Dhaka, and 757 in districts outside Dhaka. The number of new infections decreased from 836 to 757, in the district level, in the last 24 hours. 

Dengue, a mosquito-borne virus, spreads among humans through its carrier Aedes mosquito.

Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), in a press release issued on Friday, said the number of admitted patients currently undergoing treatment in government and private hospitals combined is 6,035.

A total 47 dengue patients have died across Bangladesh from January 1 till August 22, according to their own collected data. However, the unofficial death toll is reported to be over 108, so far.

A total of 3,411 patients are currently receiving treatment in different government and private hospitals in Dhaka, whereas a total of 2,624 people are undergoing treatment outside Dhaka, the release said.

Since January 1 till August 22, a total of 59,592 people have been affected by dengue.

Among those admitted, a total of 53,398 have been released from their respective hospitals and clinics after treatment.

59
Facebook 55
blogger sharing button blogger
buffer sharing button buffer
diaspora sharing button diaspora
digg sharing button digg
douban sharing button douban
email sharing button email
evernote sharing button evernote
flipboard sharing button flipboard
pocket sharing button getpocket
github sharing button github
gmail sharing button gmail
googlebookmarks sharing button googlebookmarks
hackernews sharing button hackernews
instapaper sharing button instapaper
line sharing button line
linkedin sharing button linkedin
livejournal sharing button livejournal
mailru sharing button mailru
medium sharing button medium
meneame sharing button meneame
messenger sharing button messenger
odnoklassniki sharing button odnoklassniki
pinterest sharing button pinterest
print sharing button print
qzone sharing button qzone
reddit sharing button reddit
refind sharing button refind
renren sharing button renren
skype sharing button skype
snapchat sharing button snapchat
surfingbird sharing button surfingbird
telegram sharing button telegram
tumblr sharing button tumblr
twitter sharing button twitter
vk sharing button vk
wechat sharing button wechat
weibo sharing button weibo
whatsapp sharing button whatsapp
wordpress sharing button wordpress
xing sharing button xing
yahoomail sharing button yahoomail