Dengue claims five more lives, 888 patients hospitalised
2022-11-11 06:22:49 BdST
2023-09-27 01:39:45 BdST
Live Correspondent: With five more deaths reported in 24 hours till Wednesday morning, this year's death toll from Dengue climbed to 187.
This year's fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease reached 182 on Tuesday, exceeding all previous records in Bangladesh.
During the 24-hr period, 796 patients were hospitalized with viral fever, according to the Directorate General of Health Services.
Of the latest deaths, three were reported from Dhaka and one each from Chattogram and Khulna divisions.
The new figures raised the death toll in the Dhaka division to 117, in the Chattogram division to 45, and in Khulna to 10.
Of the new patients, 459 were admitted to different hospitals in Dhaka and 337 outside it, according to the DGHS.
A total of 3,144 dengue patients, including 1,915 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.
The Directorate has recorded 45,598 dengue cases and 42,267 recoveries so far this year.
Earlier the country recorded the highest number of 179 deaths from Dengue in a year in 2019.
Dhaka, 10 November (campuslive24.com)//BL