Nearly 60 thousand people infected with dengue
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The number of dengue infected patients in the country is 59 thousand 592 so far. From January to August 22 (Thursday) 53 thousand 398 people have returned to their homes after receiving treatment from the hospitals throughout the country.
The information was delivered by Health Emergency Operations Center and Control Room of the Health Directorate.
Meanwhile, the Health Directorate said, so far 47 people died after being infected with dengue fever. In the last 24 hours, till Thursday morning, total one thousand 597 people were admitted in the hospitals throughout the country. Of them 761 were admitted in Dhaka.
Currently 6 thousand 147 dengue infected patients are taking treatment in the hospitals all over the country. Of them 3 thousand 332 patients have been admitted in Dhaka division.
According to health directorate information, total 300 health professionals including 130 nurses and 94 physicians were infected with dengue in the country.
In Dhaka Medical College Hospital total 62 health professionals including 25 physicians, 22 nurses and 15 other staffs were infected with dengue.