Wednesday, 21 February, 2024, 3:53 AM
Advance Search

Dengue claims five more lives in 24 hours

Published : Tuesday, 5 December, 2023 at 5:54 PM  Count : 626

Dengue claims five more lives in 24 hours

Dengue claims five more lives in 24 hours

Five more people died from dengue fever across the country during the last 24 hours till Tuesday morning, raising the number of fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease to 1,639 this year.

Among the new deaths, two were reported in the capital and three others were outside Dhaka.
According to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), some 669 patients were hospitalised with viral fever during this period.

Among the new patients, 124 were admitted to the hospital in the capital and 545 were outside it.

A total of 2,667 patients are currently receiving treatment from different hospitals across the country.

As many as 3,15,057 dengue patients were admitted to hospitals across the country this year and 3,10,751 out of the hospitalised patients, however, recovered during the period.

The country recorded 281 dengue deaths in 2022, the highest on record after the 179 deaths recorded in 2019. Additionally, the DGHS recorded 62,423 dengue cases and 61,971 recoveries last year.


Latest News
Most Read News
Editor : Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury
Published by the Editor on behalf of the Observer Ltd. from Globe Printers, 24/A, New Eskaton Road, Ramna, Dhaka.
Editorial, News and Commercial Offices : Aziz Bhaban (2nd floor), 93, Motijheel C/A, Dhaka-1000.
Phone: PABX- 41053001-06; Online: 41053014; Advertisement: 41053012.
E-mail: info$, news$, advertisement$, For Online Edition: mailobserverbd$
  [ABOUT US]     [CONTACT US]   [AD RATE]   Developed & Maintenance by i2soft