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108 more in hospitals with dengue

November 25, 2021 00:00:00

As many as 108 new dengue patients have been hospitalised in 24 hours until Wednesday morning, health authorities said, reports UNB.

The number of fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease remained unchanged at 98 in the current year as no fresh death was reported during the period, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Of the deceased, 90 people died in Dhaka division alone, two each in Chattogram, Mymensingh and Khulna divisions and one each in Rajshahi and Barishal divisions.

Among the new patients, 87 are undergoing treatment in hospitals in Dhaka while the remaining 21 cases have been reported from outside the division.

Some 479 patients diagnosed with dengue are receiving treatment in the country as of Wednesday.

Of them, 359 patients are receiving treatment at different hospitals in the capital while the remaining 120 were listed outside Dhaka.

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