Four more die of dengue

13 September 2022


UNB  :
 Four more dengue patients died in 24 hours till Monday morning, raising this year's death toll from the disease in Bangladesh to 37.
During this period, 345 more people were hospitalised with the viral fever as cases have continued to increase in Bangladesh, according to the Directorate General of Health Services.
All the latest deaths were reported from Dhaka.
With the new numbers, the dengue death toll from Dhaka division rose to 17, in Chattogram it stood at 17, and three at Barishal division.
Of the new patients, 228 were admitted to different hospitals in Dhaka and 117 outside it, DGHS said.
A total of 1,112 dengue patients, including 853 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.
On June 21, the DGHS reported the first death of the season from the viral disease.
This year, the directorate has recorded 9,095 dengue cases and 7,946 recoveries so far.

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