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10 die from heat stroke in a week: DGHS

  • Update Time : Tuesday, April 30, 2024
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Staff Correspondent:
Ten people died from heat stroke across the country in the last week. Besides, three of them died in last 24 hours till 9:00am on Tuesday (April 30), according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). Five people were admitted to different hospitals in the country due to heat stroke, said the Health Emergency Operation Center and Control Room of DGHS on Tuesday morning. Two of the three new heat stroke deaths were reported in Madaripur district. The other heat stroke death was reported in Chattogram, said DGHS. Health directorate officials said the Health Emergency Operation Centre and Control Room collecting data on heat stroke patients at government hospitals across the country from April 22. The data collected till 9:00am on Tuesday showed 10 deaths and five hospitalisations due to heat stroke across the country. According to DGHS data, among the 10 people who died of heat stroke across the country, eight were men and two were women. Apart from the two in Madaripur, one heat stroke death each was reported in Chuadanga, Khulna, Habiganj, Rajbari, Jhenaidah, Lalmonirhat, Bandarban and Chattogram districts.

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