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8 dengue patients die, 920 hospitalised in a day

Health Desk |
Update: 2023-11-27 18:59:12
8 dengue patients die, 920 hospitalised in a day

At least eight more dengue patients died while 920 others were hospitalised in 24 hours till 8 am today (November 27), said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

In the 24 hours, 219 dengue patients were admitted in Dhaka while 701 dengue patients were admitted outside the capital, said the DGHS release.

Besides, this year a total of 1,606 died from the mosquito-borne viral disease in Bangladesh till today.

A total of 3,09,087 were infected by the Dengue virus this year. Of them, 1,07,298 were in Dhaka and 2,01,789 were outside of the capital, according to the DGHS press release.

As many as 3,03,988 Dengue patients recovered this year. Of them, 1,05,357 were released from hospitals in Dhaka while 1,98,631 others left hospitals outside the capital.

According to DGHS, 1,011 patients are now undergoing treatment in different hospitals in Dhaka while 2,482 patients are being treated in hospitals outside Dhaka.

Last year, a total of 281 died from the mosquito-borne viral disease in Bangladesh. However, 28,429 patients were admitted to different hospitals with dengue while 28,265 patients recovered last year.

BDST: 1859 HRS, NOV 27, 2023

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