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Four new dengue patients detected in last 24hr

Published: January 25, 2020 17:30:20


Four new dengue patients detected in last 24hr

Four new dengue patient were hospitalised in the last 24 hours until 8:00am on Saturday, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.

In its regular update, the DGHS noted that fifteen patients are being treated for dengue in Dhaka.

Bangladesh experienced a massive dengue outbreak last year.

Earlier this month, the government confirmed that dengue claimed the lives of 164 people last year. The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) confirmed the number after reviewing 263 out of 266 reports of dengue-related deaths last year.

Last year, 101,354 people were hospitalised with dengue in the country. Of them, 101,037 made full recovery.

Since the beginning of this year, 172 dengue cases were reported. Of them, 156 have been discharged from hospitals, reports UNB.

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