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215 new dengue patients hospitalized in 24 hrs

  • Published at 07:49 pm November 1st, 2019
File photo: Dengue patients, covered in mosquito nets, receiving treatment at a hospital in Bangladesh Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

The official death toll currently stands at 107

A total of 215 dengue patients have been admitted to different hospitals across Bangladesh.

They were admitted to the hospital between 8am Thursday to 8am, reports UNB

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Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said, 72 patients were hospitalized in Dhaka.

Since January, 96,311 people were hospitalized with dengue. Of them, 95,154 made full recovery.

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Currently, 909 patients are undergoing treatment at hospitals and 376 of them in Dhaka.

The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) reviewed a total of 171 cases out of 248 reported, and confirmed 107 dengue deaths. However, the unofficial death toll is over 188.