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Bangladesh reports zero dengue cases, deaths

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 17th March, 2023 08:43:08 PM
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No fresh case or death due to dengue was reported in Bangladesh in the 24 hours to Friday morning.

Twenty-one dengue patients, including 14 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

So far, the DGHS has recorded 796 dengue cases, 766 recoveries, and nine deaths this year.

The country logged 281 dengue deaths in 2022 – the highest on record after 179 deaths recorded in 2019. Also, it recorded 62,423 dengue cases and 61,971 recoveries last year.