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Govt confirms 104 dengue deaths

  • Published at 07:28 pm October 22nd, 2019
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A total of 222 dengue patients were admitted to different hospitals across Bangladesh in the last 24 hours

The government has confirmed that 104 people have died from dengue across Bangladesh since January.

The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) reviewed a total of 166 cases out of 248 reported, and confirmed 104 dengue deaths. However, the unofficial death toll is suspected to be over 180, so far.

The Health Emergency Operation Centre and Control Room at the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), in a press release issued yesterday, said the number of patients currently undergoing treatment in government and private hospitals in the country is 938. 


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A total of 222 dengue patients were admitted to different hospitals across Bangladesh in the last 24 hours. Till 8am Tuesday, 79 new patients were admitted in Dhaka, and 143 in districts outside Dhaka.

As many as 397 patients are currently receiving treatment in 41 government and private hospitals in Dhaka, whereas 541 people are undergoing treatment outside Dhaka, the DGHS data said.

Since January 1 till October 22, as many as 94,029 people have been affected by dengue.

Among those admitted, a total of 92,843 have been released from their respective hospitals and clinics after treatment.