The number of dengue patients is increasing alarmingly across the country. The number of dengue patients admitted to the hospital in August was 7,698. Which was a record number of patients this year. In September, that number stood at 7,841.
The number of newly admitted patients in the last 24 hours is 190. Of these, 149 are in Dhaka and 41 are outside Dhaka. In addition, 67 people have died of dengue so far, of which 21 have died this month.
This is according to information provided by the Health Emergency Operations Center and Control Room of the Department of Health on Thursday (September 30).
According to the Department of Health, 960 patients are currently admitted in various government and private hospitals across the country. Of these, 756 are in Dhaka, and the remaining 204 are in other divisions outside Dhaka. From January 1 to September 30 this year, 18,197 patients were admitted and 17,170 were discharged.