Around 96 percent of dengue patients who were admitted to different hospitals across the country returned home after recovery. According to Public Health Emergency Operation Centre and its Control Room, from the beginning of this year the number of dengue patients stood at 77,983 till Tuesday (Sep 10). Of them, 74,714 patients returned home from hospitals.
A total of 3,072 dengue patients are now undergoing treatment at different hospitals across the country. Among them, 1,498 were admitted to Dhaka hospitals while 1,574 were admitted to different health facilities outside Dhaka.
In the last 24 hours, 772 dengue patients returned home after treatment across the country, said a press release on Tuesday.
A total of 753 new dengue patients were admitted to different hospitals in the last 24 hours. In Dhaka, the number of dengue patients admitted to hospitals was 294 and the figure was 459 outside the capital in the last 24 hours.