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Dengue toll rises to 1,632 with 3 more deaths

UNB , Dhaka
03 Dec 2023 19:47:34 | Update: 03 Dec 2023 19:47:34
Dengue toll rises to 1,632 with 3 more deaths
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 1,632 this year.

During the period, 742 more patients were hospitalised with the viral fever, according to the DGHS.

A total of 2,970 dengue patients, including 855 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

So far, the DGHS has recorded 3,13,706 dengue cases and 3,09,104 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.