Within the span of 24 hours main as much as 8:00 AM right now, one other 18 people succumbed to dengue, amidst an unprecedented outbreak of the mosquito-borne sickness within the nation.
Amongst these fatalities, seven occurred inside Dhaka metropolis. In the meantime, the Directorate Basic of Well being Companies (DGHS) indicated that roughly 2,480 sufferers by dengue have been admitted to hospitals.
The death toll for 2023 has now reached 416, with practically 87,891 folks contaminated. This 12 months’s toll marks the very best fatality rely for the reason that preliminary recorded epidemic in 2000.
DGHS knowledge reveals that 9,431 dengue sufferers are presently present process therapy at varied medical amenities nationwide.All through the present 12 months, a complete of 78,044 dengue sufferers have been discharged from hospitals throughout the nation, as per official information.
Dengue Toll Hits 416 in 2023, Infections Close to 87,891: Information
Healthcare establishments, significantly in Dhaka, are grappling to accommodate the substantial inflow of sufferers affected by signs comparable to excessive fever, joint ache, and vomiting.
Authorities authorities have launched a number of measures to regulate the propagation of mosquito-borne illnesses. These embody consciousness campaigns and efforts to eradicate mosquito larvae, particularly after periods of rainfall.
Notably, there exists no vaccine or particular drug for treating dengue. This sickness is prevalent in South Asia through the monsoon season from June to September, when the Aedes aegypti mosquito, accountable for transmitting the deadly virus, thrives in stagnant water.