266 more dengue patients hospitalised in 24 hrs

A total of 266 people were hospitalised with dengue in the last 24 hours until Tuesday morning, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Among the new patients, 220 were admitted to government and private hospitals in Dhaka while the remaining 46 cases were reported from outside the Dhaka division.

According to the DGHS, 10,356 patients have been diagnosed with dengue this year and 42 of them died.

Of the deceased, 38 were from Dhaka division, two from Chattogram division, one each from Khulna and Rajshahi divisions.

Some 1015 patients diagnosed with dengue fever are receiving treatment in Dhaka as of Tuesday morning, the DGHS said.

Besides, 187 patients are receiving treatment at different hospitals outside Dhaka.

So far, 9,110 dengue patients were released from hospitals after recovery, according to the DGHS.