One more dies of dengue in Khulna

United News of Bangladesh. Khulna | Published: 13:51, Aug 19,2019 | Updated: 13:53, Aug 19,2019


A vegetable vendor died of dengue at Khulna Medical College Hospital on Monday morning.

The deceased was Mizanur Raham, 40, from Rupsha upazila in the district.

Dr Sailendranath Biswas, resident medical officer of the hospital, said Mizanur was admitted to the hospital with dengue fever on August 15 and breathed his last around 7:00am.

Five people have so far died of dengue in the district since April.

At least 20 new patients were admitted to different hospitals in the district in the last 24 hours till Monday morning while 69 patients are undergoing treatment.

At least 1,706 new patients were hospitalised in 24 hours till Sunday morning across the country, according to Health Emergency Operation Centre and Control Room of the Directorate General of Health Services.

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