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Dengue: 506 more hospitalised in 24hrs

UNB . Dhaka
29 Sep 2022 18:08:55 | Update: 29 Sep 2022 18:13:24
Dengue: 506 more hospitalised in 24hrs
File photo of a worker spraying anti-mosquito fog in Dhaka — Courtesy/Xinhua

Another 506 patients were hospitalised with dengue in the last 24 hours till Thursday morning.

Of the new patients, 367 were admitted to different hospitals in Dhaka and 139 outside it, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

A total of 1,874 dengue patients, including 1,427 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

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

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 15,852 dengue cases and 13,923 recoveries so far.