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Dengue toll at 1,595 as 12 more die

UNB . Dhaka
25 Nov 2023 18:54:27 | Update: 25 Nov 2023 19:46:44
Dengue toll at 1,595 as 12 more die
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Twelve more deaths were reported from dengue in 24 hours till Saturday morning, raising the fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease in Bangladesh to 1,595 this year.

During the period, 759 more patients were hospitalised with viral fever, according to the DGHS.

A total of 3,924 dengue patients, including 1,046 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

So far, the DGHS has recorded 3,07,196 dengue cases and 3,01,677 recoveries this year.

September has so far been the deadliest month for the dengue outbreak this year with 396 fatalities and 79,598 cases, according to DGHS data.