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Dengue: Bangladesh reports zero death in 24hrs

  • 18 patients hospitalized
  • 152 patients receiving treatment
Update : 19 Jan 2024, 09:00 PM

No fresh death due to dengue was reported in Bangladesh in the 24 hours till Friday morning, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

During the period, 18 more patients were hospitalised with the viral fever, according to the DGHS.

Among them, five were hospitalised in Dhaka, while the rest were outside the capital.

A total of 152 dengue patients, including 56 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

So far, 803 dengue cases have been reported since January 1, 2024.

Last year, a total of 1,705 people lost their lives due to dengue, making it the deadliest year on record.

The DGHS recorded 321,179 dengue cases and 318,749 recoveries last year.

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

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