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Dengue deaths rise to 40, 278 more hospitalized in 24 hours

  • Published at 12:30 pm August 25th, 2021
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Dengue patients under treatment at Mitford Hospital in Dhaka. The photo was taken on Friday, August 6, 2021 Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune

Among the new patients, 230 were admitted to hospitals in Dhaka in last 24 hours

The death toll from dengue reached 40 with the death of two more patients in the last 24 hours, said a report of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Wednesday.

Besides, 278 new patients were admitted to different hospitals during the same period, it said.

Among the new patients, 230 were admitted to government and private hospitals in Dhaka while the remaining 48 cases were reported from outside the division, according to DGHS.

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


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Some 1,090 patients diagnosed with dengue fever are receiving treatment in the country as of Wednesday morning, according to DGHS.

Of them, 987 patients are receiving treatment at different hospitals in the capital while the remaining 103 were listed outside Dhaka.

Some 8,853 patients have been admitted to different hospitals with dengue since January.

So far, 7,721 dengue patients have been released from hospitals after recovery, according to the DGHS.

The dengue outbreak has become a cause of major concern as the country is battling the deadlier Delta variant of coronavirus with its limited health care facilities for the last few months.

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