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Dengue: 229 more hospitalized, no fresh death reported

  • Published at 08:08 pm September 22nd, 2021
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File photo: Dengue patients receive treatment at Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College and Hospital in Dhaka Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune

The death toll has remained static at 59

Another 229 new dengue patients were hospitalized across the country in the 24 hours till Wednesday  morning.

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

Among the new patients, 176 were undergoing treatment in Dhaka’s hospitals while the remaining 53 cases were reported from outside the division.

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Some 1,018 patients diagnosed with dengue are receiving treatment in the country, it said.

Of them, 819 patients are receiving treatment at different hospitals in the capital while the remaining 199 were listed outside Dhaka.

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

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Some 16,451 patients have been admitted to different hospitals with dengue since January.

So far, 15,374 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.