Man dies of dengue at Khulna

Khulna Correspondent
Published : 11:48, Aug 13, 2019 | Updated : 02:26, Aug 14, 2019

Genetically modified male Aedes aegypti mosquitoes are pictured at Oxitec factory in Piracicaba, Brazil, October 26, 2016.  REUTERS File PhotoA man named Rasel, 36, has died from dengue at Khulna Medical College Hospital (KMCH) on Monday (Aug 12).

Rasel was a cleaner at Dhaka's Ramna Park and hailed from Narikelbari village in Kotalipara upazila of Gopalganj.

He died around 2:30 pm on Eid day.

Rasel got infected by dengue in Dhaka and returned back home with a fever. He was admitted to KMCH around 3:20 pm on Sunday (Aug 11).

Director of KMCH, ATM Monjur Morshed, confirmed his death to Bangla Tribune.

Currently, 123 dengue patients are admitted in KMCH.