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Dengue claims four more lives, 426 hospitalised in 24 hours

| Updated: December 01, 2022 08:52:04


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With four more deaths from dengue recorded in 24 hours till Wednesday morning, the official death toll from the mosquito-borne disease rose to 254 this year.

During this period, 426 more patients, including 239 in Dhaka city, were hospitalised, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

All the latest deaths were reported from Dhaka division, taking its death toll to 157, reports UNB.

A total of 1,803 dengue patients, including 1,048 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

The DGHS has recorded 57,358 dengue cases and 55,301 recoveries so far this year.

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