As the Covid-19 pandemic unleashes ruin in Bangladesh, dengue is adding to the burdens of the country’s medical services framework with a 191% ascent in cases in August contrasted with July.
Upwards of 6,646 instances of the mosquito-borne illness have been accounted for so far this month — the most elevated for the current year.
In July, 2,286 dengue cases were accounted for, while 272 were counted in June.
The illness has asserted 40 lives so far this year, with 28 individuals kicking the bucket in August and 12 in July.
Dhaka has arisen as the dengue area of interest as most of the cases were recorded in the capital, inciting the wellbeing specialists to devote 12 public offices in and around the city for treating dengue patients.
Upwards of 184 new dengue patients were hospitalized countrywide during the 24 hours between 8 am on Thursday and 8 am on Friday. Of them, 169 were conceded to both state-run and private emergency clinics in Dhaka, while the rest were accounted for somewhere else.
A sum of 1,032 dengue patients is going through treatment the nation over as of Friday, as per the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
Of them, 905 patients are getting clinical consideration at 41 offices in Dhaka, while the leftover 127 were recorded external the capital.
No less than 9,304 dengue patients were hospitalized all through the country From January 1 to August 27 this year.
The flare-up has become a significant reason for worry as the nation has been doing combating the deadlier Delta variation of Covid with its restricted medical services offices throughout the previous few months.