No new dengue patients have been admitted to the hospital in the last 24 hours in the country. At present, the total number of dengue patients admitted in hospitals across the country, including the capital, is four. One of them is admitted in the capital hospital and three in other departmental hospitals.
This was stated in a press release signed by MIS Muhammad Zahidul Islam, in-charge and Deputy Program Manager (DPM) of Health Emergency Operations Center and Control Room of the Health Department on Friday (February 18).
According to the press release, a total of 142 dengue patients were admitted to the hospital from January 1 this year to Friday (February 18). Of these, 138 have recovered. The other four are still undergoing treatment.
Meanwhile, last year, in 2021, 28 thousand 429 people were infected with dengue fever in the whole country including the capital. At the same time, 105 of the infected patients died.