Dengue claims 13 more lives, 2799 hospitalized

Thirteen more people died from dengue while 2,799 patients were admitted to different hospitals across the country during the last 24 hours till Tuesday morning.

The death toll from the mosquito-borne disease rose to 1,030 and 2,11,683 were infected this year, According to a press release with the latest data from the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). Among the new patients, 682 people were admitted to the hospital in Dhaka and 2,117 were hospitalised outside it.

The press release said a total of 9,198 dengue patients are undergoing treatment at different hospitals across the country. Meanwhile, 2,01,455 patients have so far been released from hospitals across the country this year.

The country logged 281 dengue deaths in 2022 – the highest on record after 179 deaths recorded in 2019. Also, it recorded 62,423 dengue cases and 61,971 recoveries last year.




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