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Dengue: Death toll rises to 1,135

  • 13 more deaths
  • 2,344 hospitalized
  • 8,617 undergoing treatment
Update : 12 Oct 2023, 07:33 PM

Thirteen more deaths were reported from dengue in 24 hours till Thursday morning, raising the fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease in Bangladesh to 1,135 this year.

During the period, 2,344 more patients were hospitalized with the viral fever, according to the DGHS.

Of the new patients, 537 were admitted to hospitals in Dhaka and the rest outside the capital--indicating a worsening situation across the country, DGHS said.

A total of 8,617 dengue patients, including 2,638 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

So far, the DGHS has recorded 233,531 dengue cases and 223,779 recoveries this year.

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

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