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680 dengue patients undergoing treatment in country

DHAKA Around 680 dengue patients are undergoing

treatment at different hospitals and clinics across the country.

Among them, 296 patients are taking treatment in Dhaka division and 384

are hospitalised outside the capital, a release of Health Crisis Management

and Control Room of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said here

today.

A total of 98,253 patients got admitted to the different hospitals

across the country since January this year. Of them, 97,322 patients have

returned home after recovery, DGHS said.

According to Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research

(IEDCR), 112 people have so far died of dengue.

Around 167 new dengue patients got admitted to different hospitals in

the last 24 hours across the country. Of them 59 were admitted in Dhaka and

108 out of the capital, the release added.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)