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Eight dengue patients die, 2201 hospitalised in 24hrs

Update : 24 Aug 2023, 21:17

Eight dengue patients died and 2,201 were admitted to different hospitals in the country during the last 24 hours till 8 am Thursday.

"During the period, 926 dengue patients were hospitalised in Dhaka city while 1,275 were admitted to different hospitals outside Dhaka," a press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.

"This year, 514 deaths, the highest in a year since dengue was detected in 2000, were reported from dengue disease while 281 died last year," the daily statement of the DGHS said.

With the new cases, the total number of patients rose to 1,08,630 the statement said, adding: "Some 100,174 patients were released from different hospitals this year of the total patients."

"A total of 7,942 dengue patients are undergoing treatment at different hospitals. Of them, 3,763 are in Dhaka while 4,179 are outside the capital city," it added.

According to the DGHS statement, among the total dengue positive cases, 40,903 are female and 67,727 are male while 295 deaths from dengue are female and 219 male.

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