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Dengue kills 5 more people, hospitalises 888 others in Bangladesh - EN-vinnabarta

Dengue kills 5 more people, hospitalises 888 others in Bangladesh

Vinnabarta Desk
  • Update Time : Thursday, November 10, 2022
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Five dengue patients died while 888 patients were admitted to different hospitals across Bangladesh during the past 24 hours till 8:00am on Thursday.

‘As many as 475 dengue patients were hospitalized in Dhaka city and 413 patients were admitted to hospitals outside Dhaka during the past 24 hours,’ a press release of the Directorate General of Health Services said.

‘A total of 192 people died from dengue disease between January 1 and November 10. The first death from dengue was reported on June 21, this year,’ the daily statement of the DGHS said.

With the new cases, the total number of dengue patients this year rose to 46,486 while some 43,046 patients were released from the hospitals.

Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne illness that occurs in tropical and subtropical areas of the world. Outbreak of the disease is usually seasonal, peaking during and after rainy seasons.

The World Health Organization classifies dengue as one of the top 10 threats to public health.

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