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Dengue: 2022 death toll reaches 63 as two deaths reported in 24 hours

| Updated: October 06, 2022 09:57:49


As the dengue menace grips the city, a rickshaw-van puller sleeps inside a mosquito net on his three-wheeler to keep the mosquito-borne disease at bay. The photo was taken in the Banglabazar area of old Dhaka on October 1 this year. —FE file photo As the dengue menace grips the city, a rickshaw-van puller sleeps inside a mosquito net on his three-wheeler to keep the mosquito-borne disease at bay. The photo was taken in the Banglabazar area of old Dhaka on October 1 this year. —FE file photo

Two more dengue patients died in 24 hours till Wednesday morning, raising this year’s death toll from the mosquito-borne disease in Bangladesh to 63.

During this period, 344 more patients were hospitalised with viral fever as cases keep rising, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), according to UNB.

The latest deaths were reported from the Dhaka Division raising the death toll in the division to 32.

The dengue death toll in the Chattogram Division remained unchanged at 26 and in the Barishal Division at five.

Of the new patients, 270were admitted to different hospitals in Dhaka and 74 outside it.

A total of 2,156 dengue patients, including 1,601 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

This year, the directorate has recorded 18,646 dengue cases and 16,427 recoveries so far. 

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