03 Dec 2023, 21:49

Three dengue patients die, 742 hospitalised in 24 hrs 

DHAKA, Dec 3, 2023 (BSS) - Three dengue patients died and 742 were admitted 
to different hospitals in the country during the last 24 hours till 8 am 

On November 15, Bangladesh witnessed 24 dengue deaths, the highest in a 
single day this year. 

"The death toll from dengue infection crossed the 1600-mark as the 
authorities recorded 1,632 dengue deaths between January 1 and December 3 
this year," a press release from the Directorate General of Health Services 
(DGHS) said. 

"During the period, 156 dengue patients were hospitalised in Dhaka city 
while 586 were admitted to different hospitals outside the capital city," the 
DGHS daily statement added. 

"This year, 1,632 deaths, the highest in a year since dengue was detected in 
2000, were reported from dengue disease while 281 died last year," the 
statement said. 

With the new cases, the total number of patients rose to 3,13,706 the 
statement said, adding: "This year, some 3,09,104 patients were released from 
different hospitals out of the total patients."