Published:  02:41 AM, 12 August 2019 Last Update: 06:44 AM, 12 August 2019

Suhrawardy hospital opens 2 new dengue wards

Suhrawardy hospital opens 2 new dengue wards A special ward for dengue patients has been opened in Dhaka's Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital on Sunday. -Jahidul Islam/AA


ShaheedSuhrawardy Medical College Hospital in the capital has opened two new temporarydengue wards -- one for males and the other for females.

HealthMinister Zahid Maleque inaugurated the two wards consisting of 100 beds each onSunday morning, Director of the hospital Prof Uttam Kumar Barua, said.

Thenew ward designed for male patients suffering from dengue is located on thefirst floor of the hospital building while the one for female patients is on the second floor.

The director said atotal of 450 dengue patients were admitted to the hospital until Sunday.

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