2 dengue patients die, 53 hospitalised in 24 hours
Two dengue patients died while 53 dengue patients were admitted to hospitals across the country in 24 hours, till 8am today (July 17, 2022).
With two deaths in Cox's Bazar, total number of dengue death this year rose to three.
Among the new cases, 18 are outside Dhaka, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
With the new cases, the total number of dengue patients this year rose to 1,723.
Among the patients, 222 are still undergoing treatment.
A total of 1,498 patients have been released from hospitals, added the DGHS.
Warning the city corporations of a major outbreak of dengue virus this year compared to the last couple of years, experts suggested the corporations to take extensive measures immediately to control the Aedes mosquito breeding.