Dengue outbreak in Bangladesh: Over 800,000 cases and counting

Dengue outbreak in Bangladesh: Over 800,000 cases and counting

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A total of 1,534 dengue patients were admitted to various hospitals in the 24 hours from 8:00 am on Thursday, according to the bulletin of the Health Emergency Operations Center and Control Room of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Friday. am friday Some four patients have died during this period.

Overall, about 124,342 dengue patients have been admitted to hospitals this year. Of these, 597 patients lost their lives.

The DGHS bulletin on Friday had no account of the condition of 21 public and private hospitals, including major hospitals like Dhaka Medical College Hospital and Mugda Medical College Hospital in the capital. As of Thursday, these two hospitals have recorded 101 and 100 dengue-related deaths respectively.

According to the DGHS control room, this year the dengue outbreak spread rapidly in 64 districts of the country. It said the number of patients hospitalized outside Dhaka is higher. However, the number of casualties in Dhaka is double that outside the capital.

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