A young man died of dengue in Sylhet

A young man named Azizur Rahman (34) died of dengue in Sylhet. He died in the intensive care unit of North East Medical College Hospital in the city around 10 pm on Wednesday (June).

The deceased Azizur Rahman was a resident of Moglabazar area of ​​South Surmar in Sylhet.

The hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU) registrar Shahidul Islam confirmed his death to Jago News on Thursday (June 6) evening.

According to hospital sources, the deceased youth Azizur Rahman was suffering from fever, shortness of breath and cough for about a week. He was admitted to Sylhet’s Dakshin Surma Upazila Health Complex last Tuesday (June 4) evening. When the condition worsened there, he was admitted to the medicine department of North East Medical College Hospital on Wednesday (June 5) around 12:30 pm. Then around 4:30 pm his condition deteriorated and he was shifted to the intensive care unit. He later died at around 10 pm while undergoing treatment there.

Registrar Shahidul Islam said, among the patient’s blood tests, dengue test was also given. Dengue test report came positive.

He further said that after being admitted to the ICU, the patient’s condition continued to deteriorate. At the same time, blood platelet count was reduced. Besides, the blood pressure was gradually decreasing. He later died at around 10 pm while undergoing treatment.

Meanwhile, Sylhet’s Civil Surgeon’s Office is not aware of the death of the youth due to dengue.

Deputy Civil Surgeon Janmejoy Dutta told Jago News, “Nobody informed us about the death.” However, if he dies of dengue, it will be the first dengue patient death in Sylhet this season. Last year he died of dengue in Sylhet.

He also said that April to September is considered as the season of Aedes mosquitoes. Aedes mosquitoes breed in rainwater. Now there is information about dengue infection in Sylhet. Therefore, everyone should be aware that the larvae of the Aedes mosquito, the carrier of dengue, are not born.

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