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Dengue Fever

151 more patients hospitalised

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 20 October, 2021 12:00 AM
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A total of 151 new dengue patients were hospitalised while no death was reported in the country in the last 24 hours till Tuesday morning.

According to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), 105 new patients were hospitalised in the capital and 46 patients were outside the city in the last 24 hours till 8:00am on Tuesday.

A total of 3528 patients diagnosed with the mosquito-borne disease were hospitalised in October, 7,841 were hospitalised in September, 7,698 in August, 2,286 in July, 272 in June, 43 in May, three in April, 13 in March, nine in February and 32 in January this year.

On the other hand, some 12 dengue patients died across the country last July, 34 died in August, 23 in September and 14 deaths have been reported in the current month October, the health directorate data added.