• Monday, Jan 30, 2023
  • Last Update : 09:54 am

Another dies of dengue at DMCH

  • Published at 10:45 am August 30th, 2019
Dengue patients-Mahmud Hossain Opu
File photo: A child infected with dengue fever being treated at a hospital in Dhaka Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune

With Friday's death, the unofficial death toll stands at 124

A woman has died of dengue at Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH).

The deceased is Munni Begum, 52 wife of Md Ali Ashraf, from Kholamora village in Keraniganj upazila of Dhaka.

She died on Friday morning.


Also Read- Is dengue the new normal?


Munni's son Md Imran Hossain said Munni was admitted to DMCH on Wednesday after they found out she was suffering from dengue.

In-charge of DMCH police outpost Md Bacchu Mia said they have handed over Munni's body to her family. 

Dengue menace

In 2019, as many as 69,435 people have been affected by dengue since January 1 till August 30, according to DGHS data.

Among those admitted, a total of 64,558 or around 93% were released from their respective hospitals and clinics after treatment, it said.

A total of 1,025 patients were admitted to different hospitals across Bangladesh in the last 24 hours ending at 8am on Friday, the DGHS said.

Among them, 465 patients were admitted in Dhaka, and 560 in the districts outside Dhaka.

A number of 4,697 patients were currently undergoing treatment for the viral disease in hospitals, including 2,610 in Dhaka and 2,087 in the rest of the country, it added. 

50
Facebook 50
blogger sharing button blogger
buffer sharing button buffer
diaspora sharing button diaspora
digg sharing button digg
douban sharing button douban
email sharing button email
evernote sharing button evernote
flipboard sharing button flipboard
pocket sharing button getpocket
github sharing button github
gmail sharing button gmail
googlebookmarks sharing button googlebookmarks
hackernews sharing button hackernews
instapaper sharing button instapaper
line sharing button line
linkedin sharing button linkedin
livejournal sharing button livejournal
mailru sharing button mailru
medium sharing button medium
meneame sharing button meneame
messenger sharing button messenger
odnoklassniki sharing button odnoklassniki
pinterest sharing button pinterest
print sharing button print
qzone sharing button qzone
reddit sharing button reddit
refind sharing button refind
renren sharing button renren
skype sharing button skype
snapchat sharing button snapchat
surfingbird sharing button surfingbird
telegram sharing button telegram
tumblr sharing button tumblr
twitter sharing button twitter
vk sharing button vk
wechat sharing button wechat
weibo sharing button weibo
whatsapp sharing button whatsapp
wordpress sharing button wordpress
xing sharing button xing
yahoomail sharing button yahoomail