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Dengue: Death toll now 1,030 as 13 more die in 24hrs

  • 2,799 more hospitalized
  • 9,198 undergoing treatment
Update : 03 Oct 2023, 07:35 PM

Thirteen more deaths were reported from dengue in 24 hours till Tuesday morning, raising the fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease in Bangladesh to 1,030 this year.

During the period, 2,799 more patients were hospitalized with the viral fever, according to the DGHS.

Of the new patients, 682 were admitted to hospitals in Dhaka and the rest outside the capital--indicating a worsening situation across the country, DGHS said.

A total of 9,198 dengue patients, including 2,940 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

So far, the DGHS has recorded 211,683 dengue cases and 201,455 recoveries this year.

September has so far been the deadliest month for the dengue outbreak this year with 396 fatalities and 79,598 cases, according to DGHS data.

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