2 More Dengue Patients Die in 24 Hours

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Two more deaths were reported from dengue in 24 hours till Wednesday morning, raising the fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease in Bangladesh to 19 this year.

During the period, 147 more patients were hospitalised with the viral fever, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), reports UNB.

Of the new patients, 127 were admitted to hospitals in Dhaka and the rest outside it, according to DGHS.

A total of 480 dengue patients, including 411 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

So far, the DGHS has recorded 2,720 dengue cases, 2, 221 recoveries.

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.

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