Another person has died of dengue in the last 24 hours in the country, soaring the death toll from the disease to 46 this year. On the other hand, 431 new patients were hospitalized during the period, increasing overall dengue patients to 1,557.
This information has been reported in the regular dengue-related report of the Health Emergency Operation Center and Control Room of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) regarding the current dengue situation across the country on Wednesday.
The report said that 328 of those newly admitted to the hospitals with dengue were hailed from Dhaka while 103 people were hospitalized outside Dhaka. In total, 1,900 people are currently admitted to various hospitals in Dhaka and 367 are admitted to hospitals outside Dhaka.
So far this year, a total of 12,438 people have been hospitalized due to dengue. Among them, 10,835 people have recovered and discharged from the hospitals.
Noted that during the COVID pandemic in 2020, dengue infection was not seen much, however, in 2021, 28,429 people were diagnosed with dengue across the country. In the same year, 105 people died of dengue in the country.