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Dengue: 2 die, 242 hospitalised in last 24-hr

Staff Correspondent |
Update: 2021-09-26 19:12:48
Dengue: 2 die, 242 hospitalised in last 24-hr

The country reported two deaths and 246 fresh dengue cases in last 24 hours till Sunday morning, said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

With this, the number of fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease reached 61 this year.

Among the new patients, 185 were undergoing hospital treatment in Dhaka while the remaining 57 cases were reported from outside the division.

With new patients, some 1,043 patients are currently hospitalized with dengue infection. Of them, 814 patients are undergoing treatment in government and private hospitals in Dhaka while the number of patients outside of the capital is 229.

The number of dengue infected patients of public and private hospitals in the country from January 1 to September 25 is 17,357. 

Of them, 16,253 people returned home after recovery from dengue infection. 

BDST: 1912 HRS, SEP 26, 2021

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