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Dengue surge: 40 more patients hospitalised in 24 hours

News Desk Disease 2023-05-22, 5:35pm

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Forty more people were hospitalised with dengue in 24 hours till Monday morning.



Forty more people were hospitalised with dengue in 24 hours till Monday morning.

Of the new patients, 36 were admitted to hospitals in Dhaka and the rest outside it.

According to Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), 148 dengue patients, including 122 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

So far, it has recorded 1,487 dengue cases and 1,326 recoveries with 13 deaths this year.

The country logged 281 dengue deaths in 2022 – the highest on record after 179 deaths recorded in 2019. Also, it recorded 62,423 dengue cases and 61,971 recoveries last year.