Death toll reaches 176. Record 2,292 dengue patients hospitalized in a day

In the 24-hour period nine more deaths were reported

Bangladesh reported 2,292 new dengue cases in the 24 hours till Sunday morning, July 23 the highest number of hospitalization in a day from the mosquito-borne disease this year 2023.

According to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), during the period, nine more deaths were reported from dengue, raising the fatalities from the infection to 176.

Of the new patients, 1,064 were admitted to hospitals in Dhaka and the rest outside of the capital.

A total of 7,175 dengue patients, including 4,149 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals nationwide.

The DGHS has recorded 32,977 dengue cases and 25,626 recoveries this year. Bangladesh recorded 62,423 dengue cases and 61,971 recoveries last year 2022. It logged 281 dengue deaths in 2022, the highest on record after 179 deaths recorded in 2019.


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