Dengue cases rising in COVID pandemic

  • Doctors visit patients at Holy Family Red Crescent Medical College Hospital’s dengue ward in Dhaka’s Moghbazar on Thursday, Jul 29, 2021 amid a rise in the number of patients diagnosed with the mosquito-borne disease. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Doctors visit patients at Holy Family Red Crescent Medical College Hospital’s dengue ward in Dhaka’s Moghbazar on Thursday, Jul 29, 2021 amid a rise in the number of patients diagnosed with the mosquito-borne disease. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Arpita Mandal, 6, of Rampura undergoing treatment for dengue fever at Holy Family Red Crescent Medical College Hospital in Dhaka on Thursday, Jul 29, 2021. Her cousin died from the mosquito-borne disease at another hospital in the city two days earlier. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Arpita Mandal, 6, of Rampura undergoing treatment for dengue fever at Holy Family Red Crescent Medical College Hospital in Dhaka on Thursday, Jul 29, 2021. Her cousin died from the mosquito-borne disease at another hospital in the city two days earlier. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A doctor checks the blood pressure of a girl at Holy Family Red Crescent Medical College Hospital’s ward for dengue patients in Dhaka on Thursday, Jul 29, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A doctor checks the blood pressure of a girl at Holy Family Red Crescent Medical College Hospital’s ward for dengue patients in Dhaka on Thursday, Jul 29, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The mother of Takwa shows the 22-month-old toddler a video on a mobile phone at Holy Family Red Crescent Medical College Hospital’s dengue ward in Dhaka on Thursday, Jul 29, 2021. The child was admitted to the hospital with the mosquito-borne disease on Jul 25. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The mother of Takwa shows the 22-month-old toddler a video on a mobile phone at Holy Family Red Crescent Medical College Hospital’s dengue ward in Dhaka on Thursday, Jul 29, 2021. The child was admitted to the hospital with the mosquito-borne disease on Jul 25. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A doctor checks the blood pressure of Fardin Shahriar, a 7-year-old boy who has dengue fever, at Holy Family Red Crescent Medical College Hospital in Dhaka on Thursday, Jul 29, 2021. His younger brother Rahil Shahriar died from the mosquito-borne viral disease at the hospital two days ago. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A doctor checks the blood pressure of Fardin Shahriar, a 7-year-old boy who has dengue fever, at Holy Family Red Crescent Medical College Hospital in Dhaka on Thursday, Jul 29, 2021. His younger brother Rahil Shahriar died from the mosquito-borne viral disease at the hospital two days ago. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Boy Rasin, who gave a single name and has dengue fever, watches a video on a mobile phone at Holy Family Red Crescent Medical College Hospital in Dhaka on Thursday, Jul 29, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Boy Rasin, who gave a single name and has dengue fever, watches a video on a mobile phone at Holy Family Red Crescent Medical College Hospital in Dhaka on Thursday, Jul 29, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Doctors attend to boy Saiful Islam at Holy Family Red Crescent Medical College Hospital in Dhaka on Thursday, Jul 29, 2021. He was admitted to the hospital two days earlier with dengue fever. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Doctors attend to boy Saiful Islam at Holy Family Red Crescent Medical College Hospital in Dhaka on Thursday, Jul 29, 2021. He was admitted to the hospital two days earlier with dengue fever. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Dengue patients are kept inside mosquito nets at Islami Bank Central Hospital in Dhaka’s Kakrail on Thursday, Jul 29, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Dengue patients are kept inside mosquito nets at Islami Bank Central Hospital in Dhaka’s Kakrail on Thursday, Jul 29, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Dengue patients are kept inside mosquito nets at Islami Bank Central Hospital in Dhaka’s Kakrail on Thursday, Jul 29, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Dengue patients are kept inside mosquito nets at Islami Bank Central Hospital in Dhaka’s Kakrail on Thursday, Jul 29, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Ahona Binte Monir holds her mother’s hand as she girl lies inside a mosquito net at Islami Bank Central Hospital in Dhaka’s Kakrail on Thursday, Jul 29, 2021. She was admitted to the hospital with dengue fever three days earlier. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Ahona Binte Monir holds her mother’s hand as she girl lies inside a mosquito net at Islami Bank Central Hospital in Dhaka’s Kakrail on Thursday, Jul 29, 2021. She was admitted to the hospital with dengue fever three days earlier. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A relative gives food to dengue patient Arafat, who gave a single name, at Islami Bank Central Hospital in Dhaka’s Kakrail on Thursday, Jul 29, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A relative gives food to dengue patient Arafat, who gave a single name, at Islami Bank Central Hospital in Dhaka’s Kakrail on Thursday, Jul 29, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A doctor attends to a dengue patient at a private hospital in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A doctor attends to a dengue patient at a private hospital in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove