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Bangladesh reports a dengue death, 101 new cases

UNB . Dhaka
05 Jun 2023 18:04:11 | Update: 05 Jun 2023 18:34:15
Bangladesh reports a dengue death, 101 new cases
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One more person died from dengue in the 24 hours till Monday morning. With the new number, the official death toll from dengue rose to 17 this year, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Also, 101 more people were hospitalised with dengue in the same period.

Of the new patients, 87 were admitted to hospitals in Dhaka and the rest outside it

Three-hundred-ninety-two dengue patients, including 336 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

So far, the DGHS has recorded 2, 477 dengue cases, 2, 068 recoveries, and 17 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.