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DGHS: 607 more hospitalized for dengue in 24hrs

The unofficial death toll is reported to be at 139, so far

Update : 07 Sep 2019, 06:46 PM

A total of 607 dengue patients have been admitted to different hospitals across Bangladesh in the last 24 hours.

Among them, 233 patients were admitted in Dhaka and 374 in districts outside Dhaka.

Dengue, a mosquito-borne virus, spreads among humans through its carrier Aedes mosquito.


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The Health Emergency Operation Center and Control Room at the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), in a press release issued on Saturday, said the number of patients currently undergoing treatment in government and private hospitals in the country were 3,447.

A total of 57 dengue patients have died across Bangladesh from January 1 till September 7, according to their own collected data. However, the unofficial death toll is reported to be at 139, so far.


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As many as 1,719 patients are currently receiving treatment in 41 government and private hospitals in Dhaka, whereas 1,728 people are undergoing treatment outside Dhaka, the DGHS data said.

Since January 1 till September 7, a total of 75,753 people have been affected by dengue.

Among those admitted, a total of 72,114 have been released from their respective hospitals and clinics after treatment.

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