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Dengue: 2 more die, 207 new patients hospitalized in 24 hours

  • Published at 06:23 pm October 11th, 2021
A woman and her child, undergoing treatment for dengue, sit inside a protective net at Sir Salimullah Medical College and Hospital in Dhaka on Friday, August 6, 2021 >Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune

The number of fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease this year increased to 78

Two more people died of dengue and 207 new patients were hospitalized across the country in 24 hours till Monday morning.

The two deceased were from Dhaka city, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

With the latest deaths, the number of fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease this year increased to 78.

Among them, 73 people died in the Dhaka division alone, two each in Chittagong and Khulna divisions and one in Rajshahi.

Among the new patients, 162 were undergoing treatment in Dhaka hospitals while the remaining 45 cases were reported from outside the division, according to DGHS.

Some 935 patients diagnosed with dengue fever are receiving treatment in the country as of Monday morning.

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Of them, 758 patients are receiving treatment at different hospitals in the capital while the remaining 177 were listed outside Dhaka.

Since January, some 20,336 patients have been admitted to different hospitals with dengue in the country.

So far, 19,323 dengue patients have left hospitals after recovery, said DGHS.

The number of dengue patients hospitalized in a single day was the highest with 343 patients on September 7.

In September, the country recorded the highest number of 7,841 dengue cases of the current year with 22 deaths.

In August 7,698 people were diagnosed with dengue while the highest 34 people died from it, said DGHS.

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