For four days in a row, no patient was admitted to the hospital after being infected with dengue fever in the capital and across the country. However, three dengue patients are currently admitted in hospitals across the country. Among them, one is admitted in government and private hospitals in the capital and two in hospitals outside Dhaka.
Dr. Muhammad Zahidul Islam, in-charge and deputy program manager of the Health Emergency Operations Center and Control Room at the Department of Health, said in a press release on Sunday (February 20th).
According to the notification, a total of 142 dengue patients were admitted from January 1, 2022 to February 20, 2022. 139 of them have recovered.
Meanwhile, last year (2021) 28,429 people were infected with dengue fever across the country including the capital. At the same time, 105 of the infected patients died.