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Woman dies of dengue in Savar

  • Published at 02:23 pm November 14th, 2019
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File photo: A dengue patient receives treatment at Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College and Hospital in Dhaka Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune

In last 24 hours 167 new patients were admitted in hospitals across Bangladesh

A woman has died of dengue in Savar.

She died at Enam Medical College Hospital on early hoursof Thursday, reports UNB.

The deceased was identified as Firoza Begum, 55, wife of Amir Ali of Noyarhat village.

Rezaul Karim, a doctor at Enam Medical College Hospital, confirmed the matter.

“She had gotten admitted to a clinic with dengue and was transferred here three days ago,” he said.

According to official statistics, 167 new dengue patients were admitted to different hospitals across the country in the last 24 hours till 8am on Wednesday.

Since January, 98,253 people were hospitalized with dengue. Of them, 97,322 made full recovery.

The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research has received 251 reports of dengue-related deaths. It has reviewed 179 of them and confirmed 112 deaths.