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Dengue death toll rises to 118 as 5 more die

Another 903 hospitalised in 24 hrs

Published : 24 Oct 2022 09:42 PM

Five more deaths from dengue confirmed in 24 hours till Monday morning raised this year’s fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease in Bangladesh to 118.

During this period, 903 more patients were hospitalised with the viral fever as cases keep rising, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Of the latest deaths, three were reported from Dhaka, one from Mymensingh and another from Khulna division

With this the Dengue death toll from Dhaka rose to 70, it stood at four in Khulna and at three in Mymensingh.

The dengue death toll remained unchanged at 36 in Chattogram division and at five in Barishal division.

Of the new patients, 575 were admitted to different hospitals in Dhaka and 328 outside it, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

A total of 3,482 dengue patients, including 2,290 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

The Directorate has recorded 31,966 dengue cases and 28,650 recoveries so far this year.

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