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Dengue cases rise outside Dhaka

121 infected across country in 24 hrs

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 2 December, 2021 12:00 AM
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Dengue cases rise outside Dhaka

Though the dengue situation in the country has now remained stable, the number of daily dengue cases has increased outside Dhaka city. 

According to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), 121 dengue patients were hospitalised across the country in 24 hours until 8:00am on Wednesday while no death was reported.  

Of the new patients, 39 were hospitalised in the capital and 82 outside the city.

The DGHS said 3,567 dengue patients were admitted to hospitals in November, 5,458 in October, 7,841 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 July, 34 in August, 23 in September and 22 in October and seven in November, the health directorate data added.

A total of 244 patients diagnosed with dengue are now receiving treatment in 41 government and private hospitals in Dhaka while 77 outside the city, it said.