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Two new dengue patients admitted in 24hrs: DGHS

Published: January 20, 2020 14:51:04 | Updated: January 20, 2020 20:19:44


Two new dengue patients admitted in 24hrs

Two new dengue patients were hospitalised in the last 24 hours until 8:00am on Monday, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) has said.

In its regular update, the DGHS noted that currently 24 patients are being treated for dengue – 21 of them in Dhaka, reports UNB.

Bangladesh experienced a massive dengue outbreak last year. The government confirmed that dengue had killed 164 people.

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

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