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  26 Sep 2022, 17:43

Three dengue patients die, 482 hospitalized in 24 hrs

DHAKA, Sept 26, 2022 (BSS) - Three dengue patients died while 482 patients were admitted to different hospitals across the country during the past 24 hours (till 8am today).

"As many as 328 dengue patients were hospitalized in Dhaka city and 154
patients were admitted to hospitals outside Dhaka during the past 24 hours," a press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.

"A total of 53 people died from dengue disease between January 1 and
September 26. 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 14,362 while some 12,617 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 (WHO) classifies dengue as one of the top
10 threats to public health.
 

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