Medical &Health

Dengue death toll now 260 with two deaths

With two more deaths from dengue recorded in 24 hours till Wednesday morning, the official death toll from the mosquito-borne disease rose to 260 this year.


During this period, 253 more patients, including 130 in Dhaka city, were hospitalised, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).


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A total of 1,171 dengue patients, including 683 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.


The DGHS has recorded 59, 449 dengue cases and 58,018 recoveries so far this year.


Source: United News of Bangladesh