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Dengue toll at 1,598 as 3 more die

UNB . Dhaka
26 Nov 2023 20:01:10 | Update: 26 Nov 2023 20:01:10
Dengue toll at 1,598 as 3 more die
File photo shows a woman carrying a dengue-stricken baby at the Mugda Medical College and Hospital in Dhaka — Shamsul Haque Ripon

Three more deaths were reported from dengue in 24 hours till Sunday morning, raising the fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease in Bangladesh to 1,598 this year.

During the period, 971 more patients were hospitalised with the viral fever, according to the DGHS.

A total of 3,595 dengue patients, including 1,017 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

So far, the DGHS has recorded 3,08,167 dengue cases and 3,02,974 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.