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Dengue death toll crosses 1600-mark

  • 920 more patients hospitalized 
  • Some 3,493 patients undergoing treatment
Update : 27 Nov 2023, 08:55 PM

Eight more deaths were reported from dengue in 24 hours till Monday morning, raising the fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease in Bangladesh to 1,606 this year.

According to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS): “ During the period, 920 more patients were hospitalized with the viral fever”.

A total of 3,493 dengue patients, including 1,011 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

So far, the DGHS has recorded 309,087 dengue cases and 303,988 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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