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Yet another dies from dengue, new 128 in 24hrs

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Published: 18:08, 16 August 2022  
Yet another dies from dengue, new 128 in 24hrs

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Another dengue patient died and 128 others were hospitalised as different hospitals across the country in the last 24 hours till Tuesday morning, according to the health authorities.

The latest death was reported from Dhaka and with it, the death toll from the viral infection mounted to 17 this year, said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) in a handout.

Among the deaths this year, 10 were reported from Cox’s Bazar while seven from Dhaka.

Of the new patients, 108 were hospitalised in Dhaka while 20 in other parts of the country, said the DGHS.

As many as 424 dengue patients including 361 in the capital are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

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

This year, the DGHS has recorded 3,983 dengue cases and 3,542 recoveries so far.

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