Rajshahi: The number of dengue patients suddenly started increasing in Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RAMEK). Meanwhile, a young man named Rakibul Islam (22) died of dengue.
Besides, 25 more patients are currently hospitalized with dengue. The previous day this number was 19 people. In other words, 6 patients have increased in 24 hours.
Ramek Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Chief Assistant Professor Dr. Abu Hena Mostafa Kamal said that the young man died while undergoing treatment in the ICU on Tuesday (September 21) afternoon. Rakibul used to work at Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant in Pabna. He died of kidney failure due to high fever due to dengue. On the afternoon of September 17, Rakibul Islam was admitted to Ramek Hospital. After his condition deteriorated, he was shifted to the ICU of the hospital around 2 pm the next day.
Meanwhile, according to the emergency department of Ramek Hospital, 25 patients are currently admitted with dengue. They are under treatment. Among them, 7 people were admitted in the last 24 hours. There were 18 previous dengue patients. In total, 25 dengue patients are currently undergoing treatment. Besides, 6 patients recovered and returned home within 24 hours after contracting dengue.
Ramek Hospital authorities say that the number of dengue patients has suddenly increased. And most of them are coming from Rooppur and Dhaka in Pabna.
Brigadier General Shamim Yazdani, director of Rajshahi Medical College Hospital, said that dengue fever patients have been kept in 4 wards. However, if the condition of a patient under treatment deteriorates, he is quickly transferred to the ICU.
Doctors said that most of the victims are from Pabna and Dhaka. All dengue patients in Pabna have recently visited Dhaka. However, none of the residents of Rajshahi metropolis has been admitted to the hospital due to dengue.
The director of Ramek Hospital said that he is cautious about this.
Bangladesh Time: 1200 hours, September 21, 2022
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