News Desk: 685 people have been admitted to the hospital due to dengue fever in the last 24 hours. At the same time, one person died due to dengue. With this, the number of dengue deaths this year has increased to 217. And the number of dengue patients admitted in different hospitals across the country including new cases is 2 thousand 750 people.
Thursday (November 17) 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 said that 353 of the 685 people admitted to the hospital with dengue from Wednesday (November 16) to Thursday 8 am are 353 residents of Dhaka and 332 outside Dhaka. The number of dengue patients admitted in various public and private hospitals of the country including new cases has reached 2 thousand 750.
According to the information of the Department of Health - from January 1 to November 17 this year, 51 thousand 444 people were admitted to the hospital due to dengue. Among them, 33 thousand 352 people are in Dhaka and 18 thousand 92 people are outside Dhaka. Besides, 48 thousand 477 people have recovered and been discharged from the hospital. Among them, 31 thousand 699 people from Dhaka, 16 thousand 778 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.