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36 dengue patients hospitalised in 24 hours

Disease 2024-05-13, 6:55pm


Added mosquito that causes dengue

Dhaka, May 13 --No fresh death due to dengue was reported in Bangladesh in the past 24 hours till Monday morning, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

However, 36 patients were hospitalised with this viral fever during this period, according to the DGHS.

Of them, seven people were admitted at the hospitals in Dhaka city, while the rest were outside the capital.

Currently, a total of 137 patients are receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

So far, 2,496  dengue cases have been reported since January 1, 2024, said DGHS.

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