Bangladesh Reports One More Dengue Death, 46 New Cases

Desk Report

Published: 23 Jun 2023, 05:42 pm

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One more person died from dengue in the 24 hours till Friday morning.

With the new number, the official death toll from dengue rose to 40 this year, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), reports UNB.

Of the new patients, thirty-six were admitted to hospitals in Dhaka and the rest outside it

A total of 1, 382dengue patients, including 1, 073 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

So far, the DGHS has recorded 6, 339 dengue cases, 4, 917 recoveries, and 40 deaths this year

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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