11 Mar 2023, 19:32

Two dengue patients hospitalised in 24 hrs


DHAKA, March 11, 2023 (BSS) - Two dengue patients were admitted to a hospital 
in the capital during the past 24 hours till 8 am today.

"Two dengue patients were hospitalised in Dhaka city and none was admitted to 
the hospitals outside Dhaka during the last 24 hours," a press release of the 
Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.

"Nine deaths from dengue disease were reported this year while 269 dengue 
patients died last year," the daily statement of the DGHS said. 

With the new cases, the total number of patients rose to 779 while some 740 
patients were released from different hospitals this year, according to the 

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 (WHO) classifies dengue as one of the top 10 
threats to public health. 


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