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3 more die from dengue 525 hospitalised in 24hrs

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Published: 18:36, 3 October 2022  
3 more die from dengue 525 hospitalised in 24hrs

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Three more dengue patients died from dengue in the last 24 hours till Monday morning, raising this year’s death toll from the mosquito-borne disease in Bangladesh to 61.

Besides, some 525 more patients were hospitalised during the period with the viral fever, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

The latest deaths were reported from Dhaka and Chattogram divisions. The dengue death toll in Barishal division remained unchanged at 5.

Of the new patients, 352 were admitted to different hospitals in Dhaka and 173 outside it.

A total of 2,144 dengue patients, including 1,598 in the capital, are now undergoing treatment at different hospitals across the country.

On June 21, the DGHS reported the first death of the season from the viral disease.

This year, the directorate has recorded 17,820 dengue cases and 15,615 recoveries so far.