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7 more dengue patients hospitalised in 24hrs

UNB . Dhaka
19 Mar 2023 18:05:31 | Update: 19 Mar 2023 18:07:28
7 more dengue patients hospitalised in 24hrs
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Seven more patients were hospitalised with dengue in the last 24 hours till Sunday morning.

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

Twenty-two dengue patients, including 11 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

So far, the DGHS has recorded 807 dengue cases, 776 recoveries, and nine deaths this year.

The country logged 281 dengue deaths in 2022 – the highest on record after 179 deaths recorded in 2019. Also, it recorded 62,423 dengue cases and 61,971 recoveries last year.