Dengue patients: Death toll rises to 185 with nine more deaths in 24hrs

In the last 24 hours till Monday morning, nine dengue patients died in different hospitals across the country.

According to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), with the new deaths, the total number of deaths in dengue this year rose to 185.

According to DGHS, at least 2,293 dengue patients were hospitalized during this period. Of the new patients, 1, 238 were admitted to hospitals in Dhaka and the rest outside it.

Some 7,463 dengue patients are still undergoing treatment. 4,395 are receiving treatment in the capital  of them.

A total of 27,622 dengue patients were released from hospitals. Meanwhile, the country logged 281 dengue deaths in 2022.

Health experts urged concerned authorities to conduct extensive drives identifying clusters of Aedes mosquitoes soon.



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