117 new dengue patients hospitalised in 24 hrs

Published: November 20, 2019 17:29:50

A total of 117 new dengue patients were admitted to different hospitals across the country in the last 24 hours till 8:00am on Wednesday.

Among them, 84 were hospitalised in Dhaka, the Directorate General of Health Services said in a regular update.

Since January, 99,140 people were hospitalised with dengue. Of them, 98,319 made full recovery.

Currently, 570 patients, including 263 in the capital, are being treated at different hospitals.

The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research has received 251 reports of dengue-related deaths. It has reviewed 179 of them and confirmed 112 deaths, reports UNB.

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