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240 new dengue patients hospitalised

UNB . Dhaka
30 Sep 2022 17:12:31 | Update: 30 Sep 2022 18:12:54
240 new dengue patients hospitalised

Another 240 patients were hospitalised with dengue within 24 hours till Friday morning.

Of the new patients, 150 were admitted to different hospitals in Dhaka and 90 outside it, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

A total of 1,916 dengue patients, including 1,448 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

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This year’s death toll from the mosquito-borne disease in Bangladesh rose to 55 on Wednesday with another death reported from Chattogram.

Of the total deaths, 27 were reported from the Dhaka division, 24 from Chattogram and four from the Barishal division.

On June 21, the DGHS reported the first death of the season from the viral disease.

This year, the directorate has recorded 16,092 dengue cases and 14,120 recoveries so far.