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Dengue claims another life, 128 hospitalised in 24 hours

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Published: 20:00, 16 August 2022   Update: 20:11, 16 August 2022
Dengue claims another life, 128 hospitalised in 24 hours

Dengue claimed another life and 128 new patients were hospitalised in 24 hours till Tuesday (August 16), according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

With this, the authorities recorded 17 deaths from the viral infection this year.

A report signed by Dr Md Zahidul Islam, in-charge of Health Emergency Operation Centre and Control Room of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), disclosed the information.

Among the new patients, 108 were hospitalised in Dhaka while the 20 in other places, it said.

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

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