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20 more dengue patients hospitalised in BD in 24hrs

Disease 2024-02-25, 11:09pm


Some dengue patients under treatment in a hospital.

Dhaka, Feb 25 - No fresh death due to dengue was reported in Bangladesh in the 24 hours till Sunday morning, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

However, 20 more patients were hospitalised with viral fever during this period, according to the DGHS.

Of them, two were admitted in Dhaka hospitals, while the rest was outside the capital.

A total of 33 patients are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

So far, 1,350 dengue cases have been reported since January 1, 2024.

Last year, a total of 1,705 people lost their lives due to dengue, making it the deadliest year on record.

The DGHS recorded 321,179 dengue cases and 3, 18,749 recoveries last year.

Last year’s September was the deadliest month for the dengue outbreak, with 396 fatalities and 79,598 cases, according to DGHS data. - UNB