24 dengue patients hospitalised in 24 hours

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Twenty-four dengue patients were hospitalised in 24 hours till 8am today, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Among the new cases, 17 were from outside Dhaka.

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With the new cases, the total number of dengue patients this year rose to 28,323 while a total of 1,101 were diagnosed during the current month.

At least 3,587 dengue patients were diagnosed in November, 5,458 in October, 7,841 in September, 7,698 in August, 2,286 patients were hospitalised in July, 272 in June while 43 were infected in May, and the rest are from January to April, according to the DGHS.

According to DGHS, 104 people have died of dengue infection in the country this year — all in July, August, September, October, November and December.

Twelve people died in July while 34 died in August, 23 in September, 22 in October, seven in November and five in December so far.

Among the deaths, 93 have died in Dhaka division, four in Mymensingh, two each in Chattogram and Khulna and one each in Rajshahi and Barishal divisions.

Though most of the patients who were hospitalised have so far been released, 69 are still undergoing treatment at hospitals in Dhaka, and 44 outside the capital, the DGHS data shows.

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