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Dengue: Death toll rises to 41 with another 265 hospitalized

  • Published at 08:38 pm August 28th, 2021
File photo of dengue patients at a hospital in Dhaka Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune

Infections from the mosquito-borne disease stands over 9,500 this year

This year’s dengue death toll reached 41 as one more died of the fever in the last 24 hours until Saturday morning, according to the Directorate General of Health Services.

During the same times265 more people were hospitalised with the mosquito-borne disease, said the DGHS.

Among the new patients, 214 were admitted to government and private hospitals in Dhaka while the remaining 51 cases were reported from outside the Dhaka division.

According to the DGHS, 9,569 patients have been diagnosed with dengue this year

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Some 1,111 patients diagnosed with dengue fever are receiving treatment in the country as of Friday morning, the DGHS said.

Of them, 967 patients are receiving treatment at different hospitals in the capital while the remaining 144 were listed outside Dhaka.

Health authorities have been recording over 200 dengue cases per day since August 1 which seems to have declined in the last 24 hours.