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Dengue: 72 more cases reported in 24hrs

UNB . Dhaka
29 May 2023 17:10:24 | Update: 29 May 2023 19:57:43
Dengue: 72 more cases reported in 24hrs
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Seventy-two more people were hospitalised with dengue in the last 24 hours till Monday morning.

Of the new patients, 58 were admitted to hospitals in Dhaka and the rest outside it, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Two-hundred-twenty-six dengue patients, including 198 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

So far, the DGHS has recorded 1,843 dengue cases, 1,604 recoveries, and 13 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.