News desk: The number of people affected by dengue fever is increasing in the country. Death is also increasing. Four people have died due to dengue in the last 24 hours. At the same time, 606 new dengue patients were admitted to the hospital. With this, the number of dengue patients admitted to hospitals across the country stood at 2,351.
Monday (November 21) 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.
According to the report, in the last 24 hours (from 8 am on Sunday to 8 am on Monday) among 606 people admitted to hospital due to dengue, 289 are residents of Dhaka and 317 are outside Dhaka. With 606 new people, the total number of dengue patients currently admitted in various public and private hospitals of the country stands at 2,351.
According to the information of the Department of Health, from January 1 to November 20 this year, 53 thousand 413 people were admitted to the hospital due to dengue. Among them, 50 thousand 828 people have recovered and got discharge from the hospital.
In the last 24 hours, four people have died due to dengue. With this, 234 people have died from dengue since January 1. The first death due to dengue was reported on June 21 this year.
During the corona epidemic in 2020, dengue infection was not seen much, but in 2021, 28 thousand 429 people were infected with dengue fever across the country. In the same year, 105 people died of dengue nationwide.