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246 more hospitalised with dengue in 24 hours

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 21st September, 2021 05:32:03 PM
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246 more hospitalised with dengue in 24 hours

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Different hospitals, including public and private, in Dhaka and elsewhere in the country witnessed 246 more patients with dengue fever in the last 24 hours.

The hospitals in capital saw 211 patients out of 246 in last one day.  

With new patients, some 1,031 patients are currently hospitalized with dengue infection. Of them, 836 patients are undergoing treatment in government and private hospitals in Dhaka while the number of patients outside of the capital is 195.

This year, some 59 people in Bangladesh died of dengue infection. In July, 12 died, in August 34 died, and 13 died till September 13.

The number of dengue infected patients of public and private hospitals in the country from January 1 to September 21(this year) is 16,222. Of them, 15,132 people returned home after recovery from dengue infection. 

The latest update on dengue situation of the country is known from the Health Emergency Operation Centre and Control Room of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Tuesday (September 21).