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Dengue claims 2 more lives, 189 new patients hospitalized

  • Published at 05:36 pm October 23rd, 2021
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Photo shows mother-child pair with dengue sits inside a protective net at Sir Salimullah Medical College and Hospital on Friday, August 6, 2021 >Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune

As many as 155 patients were undergoing treatment in Dhaka 

Dengue claimed two more lives in Bangladesh and 189 new patients were hospitalized in the 24 hours till Saturday morning.

With the fresh deaths, the number of fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease this year rose to 86, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Of the deceased, 79 people died in Dhaka division, two each in Chittagong and Khulna divisions and one each in Rajshahi, Barishal and Mymensingh divisions.

Among the new patients detected, 155 were undergoing treatment in Dhaka hospitals while the remaining 34 cases were reported from outside the division. 


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A total 838 patients were diagnosed with dengue and receiving treatment in the country as of Saturday. Among them, 669 patients are receiving treatment at different hospitals in the capital while the remaining 169 were listed outside Dhaka.

Since January, 22,319 patients have been admitted to different hospitals with dengue in the country.

So far, 21,395 dengue patients have left hospitals after recovery, according to the DGHS.

In September, the country recorded 7,841 dengue cases, the highest monthly tally this year. A total 22 deaths were recorded in the month.

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