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Dengue toll at 1,641 as 2 more die in 24hrs

UNB . Dhaka
06 Dec 2023 19:10:19 | Update: 06 Dec 2023 19:10:19
Dengue toll at 1,641 as 2 more die in 24hrs
File photo shows a woman carrying a dengue-stricken baby at the Mugda Medical College and Hospital in Dhaka — Shamsul Haque Ripon

Two more deaths were reported from dengue in 24 hours till Wednesday morning, raising the fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease in Bangladesh to 1,641 this year.

During the period, 566 more patients were hospitalised with the viral fever, according to the DGHS.

A total of 2,614 dengue patients, including 688 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

So far, the DGHS has recorded 3,15,623 dengue cases and 3,11,368 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.