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Dengue: 79 new patients hospitalised in 24 hrs

Dengue: 79 new patients hospitalised in 24 hrs

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Another 79 dengue patients were hospitalised in 24 hours till Monday morning, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Among them, 59 patients were hospitalised in Dhaka while the 20 in other places, it said.

As many as 360 dengue patients including 286 in the capital are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

On Sunday, this year’s death toll from the mosquito-borne viral disease rose to 15 with one more death reported from Cox’s Bazar

Among the total deaths, ten were reported from Cox’s Bazar while five from Dhaka.

On June 21, the DGHS reported the first death of the season from the viral disease.

In July, the country reported 1,571 dengue cases with nine deaths.

This year, the DGHS has recorded 3,263 dengue cases and 2,888 recoveries so far.