Dengue fatalities now 276 with two more deaths


With two more deaths reported from dengue in 24 hours till Saturday morning, the official death toll from the mosquito-borne disease rose to 274 this year.


During this period, 89 more patients, including 59 in Dhaka city, were hospitalised, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).


A total of 501 dengue patients, including 297 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.


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The DGHS has recorded 61,972 dengue cases and 61,195 recoveries so far this year.


Source: United News of Bangladesh