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3 new dengue cases recorded in 24 hrs

Staff Correspondent

27 October, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Three new dengue cases were reported across the country, including Dhaka, in the last 24 hours until Monday morning, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).     

The DGHS said three new dengue patients have been admitted in hospitals in Dhaka while no data on detection of dengue patients in hospitals outside Dhaka was available during the last 24 hours.   

Twenty-four dengue patients are undergoing treatment at different hospitals across the country. Of them, 19 patients are receiving treatment at 41 government and private hospitals in the capital, DGHS said.

However, no death from the disease was reported in the last 24 hours, the health directorate said.

A total of 576 people have been diagnosed with dengue since the beginning of this year. Among them, 539 have recovered.  Dengue killed 179 people last year, according to the DGHS.