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79 dengue patients hospitalized

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Published: 19:22, 10 July 2024

79 dengue patients hospitalized

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As many as 79 dengue patients were hospitalised during last 24 hours till Wednesday (10 June) morning, according to a daily statement of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

During the period, 31 dengue patients were hospitalised in Dhaka city, while 48 were admitted to different hospitals outside the capital, the statement added.

This year, the total number of cases rose to 4,208 while 47 deaths from dengue disease were reported during the same period.

During the last 24 hours, 81 dengue patients were discharged from different hospitals. Among the total cases, 3876 patients have already been released, the DGHS statement added.

Last year, the country recorded 1,705 dengue-related deaths and a total of 3,21,179 dengue cases.
On May 29, 18 wards under two city corporations of Dhaka are at high risk of dengue, according to a survey released recently. 

The risky wards of the Dhaka North City Corporation are 12, 13, 20, 36, 31, 32, 17 and 33 while the vulnerable wards of Dhaka South City Corporation are- 4, 13, 52, 54, 16, 3, 5, 15, 17 and 23, the survey added.