Medical &Health

Dengue: 519 cases, one death reported in 24 hrs

With another death from dengue recorded in 24 hours till Thursday morning, the official death toll from the mosquito-borne disease rose to 241 this year.

 

During this time, 519 more patients, including 258 in Dhaka city, were hospitalised, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

 

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The latest death was reported from Dhaka division.

 

The latest number took Dhaka division’s death toll to 148.

 

A total of 2,022 dengue patients, including 1,142 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

 

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The DGHS has recorded 54,924 dengue cases and 52,661 recoveries so far this year.

 

Source: United News of Bangladesh