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Dengue: One dies, 170 hospitalized

Some 792 patients are receiving treatment in the country as of Thursday morning
Update : 30 Dec 2021, 01:50 PM

One more patient died and 170 others were hospitalized with dengue fever across the country in 24 hours till Thursday morning.

The number of fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease this year stood at  84 with the latest death, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Among the new patients, 139 were undergoing treatment in Dhaka hospitals while the remaining 31 cases were reported from outside the division.

Of the deceased, 78 people died in Dhaka division alone, two each in Chittagong and Khulna divisions and one each in Rajshahi and Mymensingh divisions.

Also Read - Dengue: 112 more hospitalized in 24 hours

Some 792 patients diagnosed with dengue are receiving treatment in the country as of Thursday morning. 

Of them, 624 patients are receiving treatment at different hospitals in the capital while the remaining 168 were listed outside Dhaka.

Since January, some 22,007 patients have been admitted to different hospitals with dengue in the country.

So far, 21,131 dengue patients have left hospitals after recovery, said DGHS.

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

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