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Dhaka Tribune

Dengue death toll rises to 67 with three more fatalities

As many as 712 dengue patients were hospitalized in 24 hours

Update : 08 Oct 2022, 06:21 PM

Three more dengue patients died in 24 hours till Saturday morning, raising this year's death toll from the mosquito-borne disease in Bangladesh to 67.

During this period, 712 more patients were hospitalized with the viral fever as cases keep rising, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Two of the latest death was reported from the Dhaka division raising the death toll in the division to 35 while another was from the Chittagong division raising its death toll to 27.

The dengue death toll in the Chittagong division remained unchanged at five.

Of the new patients, 499 were admitted to different hospitals in Dhaka and 213 outside it.

A total of 2,416 dengue patients, including 1,838 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

This year, the directorate has recorded 20,235 dengue cases and 17,752 recoveries so far.

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