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5 more die of dengue; 968 hospitalised in BD in 24 hours

Disease 2023-11-29, 9:40pm

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Dengue patients under treatment at a hospital on Friday.



Dhaka, Nov 29 -Five more deaths were reported from dengue in 24 hours till Wednesday morning, raising the fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease in Bangladesh to 1,615 this year.

During the period, 968 more patients were hospitalised with the viral fever, according to the DGHS.

A total of 3,587 dengue patients, including 1974 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

So far, the DGHS has recorded 3,11,014 dengue cases and 3,05,812 recoveries this year.

September has so far been the deadliest month for the dengue outbreak this year with 396 fatalities and 79,598 cases, according to DGHS data. - UNB