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88 dengue patients hospitalised in 24 hours

Disease 2024-07-09, 9:12pm


Dengue patients admitted to a hospital in Dhaka City.

Dhaka, July 9: Eighty eight people were hospitalised with dengue fever in 24 hours till Tuesday morning.

Of them, 27 patients were hospitalised in Dhaka city, while the rest were outside the capital, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Currently, 287 patients are receiving treatment at several hospitals across the country.

A total of 4,129 dengue cases and 47 deaths 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. - UNB