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Dengue: 3 die, 288 hospitalized in 24 hours

  • Published at 07:01 pm September 14th, 2021
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File photo: A health worker takes a blood sample for a dengue test at Sir Salimullah Medical College and Hospital in Dhaka Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune

Dengue death toll currently stands at 57

Three more dengue patients died and 288 others were hospitalized till Tuesday morning.

With the latest figure, the number of fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease rose to 57, said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) via a health bulletin on Tuesday.

Among the new patients, 232 were undergoing hospital treatment in Dhaka while the remaining 56 cases were reported from other divisions, according to DGHS.

Some 1,256 patients diagnosed with dengue fever are receiving treatment in the country as of Tuesday morning.

Of them, 1,067 patients are receiving treatment at different hospitals in the capital while the remaining 189 were listed outside Dhaka.

Among the deceased, 53 died in Dhaka city alone, two in Chittagong division, one in Khulna and one in Rajshahi, so far.


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As many as 14,509 patients have been admitted to different hospitals with dengue since January.

Of them, 13,196 dengue patients have recovered so far, according to DGHS.

The number of dengue patients hospitalized in a single day was the highest with 343 patients on September 7.

In the month of August, the country recorded the highest number of 7,698 dengue cases in 2021.

In July, 2,286 people were diagnosed with dengue and 12 died while in June 272 cases were recorded with no deaths.

Health authorities have been recording over 200 dengue cases per day since August 1.

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