Monday, 6 February, 2023
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Bangladesh reports 12 more dengue cases

Twelve more people were hospitalised with dengue in 24 hours till Wednesday morning.

Of the new patients, six were admitted to hospitals in Dhaka and six other outside it, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

A total of 51 dengue patients, including 30 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

So far, the DGHS has recorded 515 dengue cases, 458 recoveries, and six deaths this year.

The country recorded 281 dengue deaths in 2022 – the highest on record after 179 deaths recorded in 2019.

Also, the DGHS recorded 62,423 dengue cases and 61,971 recoveries last year.