News Desk: 692 people have been admitted to hospital due to dengue fever in the last 24 hours. At the same time, eight people died due to dengue. With this, the number of dengue deaths this year has increased to 213. And the number of dengue patients admitted in different hospitals across the country including new cases is 2 thousand 851 people.
Tuesday (November 15) in charge of Health Emergency Operation Center and Control Room of the Department of Health Dr. Md. This information was given in the dengue report signed by Zahidul Islam.
It is said that 372 of the 692 people admitted to the hospital with dengue from Monday (14 November) to Tuesday 8 am are residents of Dhaka and 320 are outside Dhaka. The number of dengue patients admitted in various public and private hospitals of the country including new cases has reached 2 thousand 851.
According to the information of the Department of Health - from January 1 to November 15 this year, 49 thousand 992 people were admitted to the hospital due to dengue. Among them, 32 thousand 535 people are in Dhaka and 17 thousand 457 people are outside Dhaka. Besides, 43 thousand 307 people have recovered and been discharged from the hospital. Among them, 28 thousand 743 people from Dhaka, 14 thousand 564 people from outside Dhaka got clearance.
On June 21 this year, the Department of Health reported the first death due to dengue in the country. During the coronavirus pandemic in 2020, dengue transmission was not seen much. However, in 2021, 28 thousand 429 people were infected with dengue across the country. 105 of them died.