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8 more dengue cases reported in 24 hrs: DGHS

Eight more people were hospitalised with dengue in 24 hours till Thursday morning.

Two patients out of the eight were admitted to hospitals in Dhaka while the rest were being treated at hospitals across the country, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Thirty-seven patients, including 20 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

Seven more dengue patients hospitalised in 24 hours

So far, the DGHS has recorded 576 dengue cases, 533 recoveries, and six deaths this year.

The country logged 281 dengue deaths in 2022 – the highest on record after 179 deaths recorded in 2019.

It also recorded 62,423 dengue cases and 61,971 recoveries last year.

Source: United News of Bangladesh