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Dengue: 319 more hospitalized and no fresh deaths in 24 hours

  • Published at 12:22 pm September 12th, 2021
File Photo: Dengue patients, protected under mosquito nets, receive treatment at Mitford Hospital on Friday, August 6, 2021 Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune

This year’s total death toll from dengue stood unchanged at 54 for the last three days

Although no death from dengue was reported in 24 hours till Sunday morning, 319 more people were hospitalized with the mosquito-borne disease, said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Among the new patients, 244 were admitted to different hospitals in Dhaka while the remaining 75 cases were reported from outside the division, according to DGHS.

Some 1,260 patients diagnosed with dengue fever are receiving treatment in the country as of Sunday morning.

Of them, 1,079 patients are receiving treatment at different hospitals in the capital while the remaining 181 were listed outside Dhaka.

This year’s total death toll from dengue stood unchanged at 54 for the last three days.

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Among the deceased, 50 died in Dhaka city alone, two in Chittagong division, one in Khulna, and one in Rajshahi.

Some 13,875 patients have been admitted to different hospitals with dengue since January.

So far, 12,561 dengue patients have left hospitals after recovery, said the 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 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.

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

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