DGHS gets 169 death incidents from dengue, confirms 47

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25th August, 2019 06:40:15 printer

DGHS gets 169 death incidents from dengue, confirms 47

The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) has heard about 169 deaths from dengue fever across the country.

After analysing 80 death cases of them, the Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) of the DGHS on Sunday confirmed that a total of 47 people have died of dengue fever so far.

Dr. Meerjady Sabrina Flora, director of the IEDCR, disclosed the statistics at a regular media briefing on Sunday.

A total of 1,299 new dengue patients were admitted to different hospitals across the country in the last 24 hours till 8:00am on Sunday, she informed.


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