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254 more patients hospitalized with dengue, no deaths

  • Published at 06:41 pm September 23rd, 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 stands at 59

Another 254 new dengue patients were hospitalized across the country in 24 hours till Thursday morning.

The number of fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease remained at 59 as no fresh deaths were reported during the period, said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Among the new patients, 197 were undergoing treatment in Dhaka’s hospitals while the remaining 57 cases were reported from outside the division.

Some 1,049 patients diagnosed with dengue are receiving treatment in the country, it said.

Of them, 836 patients are receiving treatment at different hospitals in the capital while the remaining 213 were listed outside Dhaka.

Among the deceased, 54 died in Dhaka city alone, two each in Chittagong and Khulna divisions, and one in Rajshahi.


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Some 16,705 patients have been admitted to different hospitals with dengue since January.

So far, 15,597 dengue patients have left hospitals after recovery, said DGHS.

The highest number of dengue patients hospitalized in a single day so far this year was 343 patients on September 7.

In August the country recorded the highest number of 7,698 dengue cases of the current year.

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

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