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Dengue Fever

One more dies, 182 hospitalised

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 27 October, 2021 12:00 AM
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One more dies, 182 hospitalised

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A total of 182 more dengue patients were hospitalised while one death was reported in the country in the last 24 hours till Tuesday morning.

According to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), the country’s dengue situation has improved slightly and the number of cases may start declining in the next month.

It said 4,673 patients diagnosed with dengue infections 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.

Some 12 dengue patients died across the country in last month July, 34 dengue patients died in the last month August, 23 in September and 19 deaths have been reported in the current month October, the health directorate data added.