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6 dengue patients die, 468 hospitalised in a day

Health Desk |
Update: 2023-12-01 20:39:50
6 dengue patients die, 468 hospitalised in a day

At least six more dengue patients died while 468 others were hospitalised in 24 hours till 8 am today (December 1), said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

In the 24 hours, 138 dengue patients were admitted in Dhaka while 330 dengue patients were admitted outside the capital, said the DGHS release.

Besides, this year a total of 1,628 died from the mosquito-borne viral disease in Bangladesh till today.

A total of 3,12,359 were infected by the Dengue virus this year. Of them, 1,07,974 were in Dhaka and 2,04,385 were outside of the capital, according to the DGHS press release.

As many as 3,07,373 Dengue patients recovered this year. Of them, 1,06,145 were released from hospitals in Dhaka while 2,01,228 others left hospitals outside the capital.

According to DGHS, 888 patients are now undergoing treatment in different hospitals in Dhaka while 2,470 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: 2039 HRS, DEC 01, 2023

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