Dengue fever: 14 patients hospitalised in 24 hours

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At least 14 dengue patients were hospitalised in 24 hours till 8:00 am today, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

However, no dengue case was found outside of Dhaka.

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With the new cases, a total of 877 people were diagnosed during the running month out of the 28,099 dengue cases this year. Of the infected, 4,618 are from outside the capital.

At least 3,567 dengue patients were hospitalised 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 the DGHS, 101 people have died of dengue infection in the country this year. Twelve people died in July while 34 died in August and 23 in September, 22 in October, seven in November and three in December.

Among the deaths, 92 have died in Dhaka division, three in Mymensingh, two each in Chattogram and Khulna divisions and one each in Rajshahi and Barishal divisions.

Though most of the patients, who were hospitalised have so far been released, 168 are still undergoing treatment at hospitals in Dhaka, and 61 outside the capital, the DGHS data showed.

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