:: Peoples Time Online ::
A housewife has died of dengue fever in district’s Shibchar upazila.
Sumi Akter, 30, died around 2.00am on Sunday on way to Dhaka from Shibchar Upazila Health Complex.
Sumi was the wife of speedboat driver Anwar Fakir in Kanthalbari area of Shibchar upazila. She was also a mother of two sons and one daughter.
Sumi was admitted to Shibchar Upazila Health Complex on August 20. On Saturday, she was referred to a Dhaka hospital as her condition deteriorated.
The number of death toll from dengue fever has reached eight so far in the district.
Health and Family Planning Officer of Shibchar upazila Dr Md Abdul Mokaddes said some 24 dengue patients are receiving treatment at the complex.