16 more hospitalized in 24 hours as dengue cases soar in Bangladesh

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DHAKA, Jun 30, 2021, Dhaka Tribune. Sixteen new dengue patients were admitted to different hospitals in Dhaka and other parts of the country in the 24 hours to Tuesday morning amid a spike in the mosquito-borne disease during monsoon, Dhaka Tribune reported.

Seventy dengue patients are currently receiving treatment at 41 government and private hospitals in Dhaka while two outside Dhaka, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

A total of 353 patients have been admitted to different hospitals with dengue since January, and of them, 283 patients recovered.

Last year, the health authorities reported 1,193 dengue cases and three confirmed dengue-related deaths.

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