• Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021
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Dengue: 2 more die, 211 others hospitalised

  • Published at 06:56 pm October 13th, 2021
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File photo of dengue patients at a hospital in Dhaka Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune

Since January, as many as 20,729 patients have been admitted to different hospitals with dengue

Two more people died of dengue and 211 new patients were hospitalised across the country in 24 hours till Wednesday morning.

With the latest deaths, the number of fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease this year increased to 82, according to the Directorate General of Health Services.

Among the new patients, 163 were undergoing treatment in Dhaka hospitals while the remaining 48 cases were reported from outside the division, according to DGHS.

A total 928 patients were diagnosed with dengue and receiving treatment in the country as of Wednesday morning.

Among them, 766 patients were receiving treatment at different hospitals in the capital while the remaining 162 were listed outside Dhaka.


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Since January, as many as 20,729 patients have been admitted to different hospitals with dengue in the country.

So far, 19,719 dengue patients have left hospitals after recovery, said the DGHS.

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

In September, the country recorded 7,841 dengue cases, the most in a single month this year, with 22 deaths.

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

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