Dengue claims 2 more lives, 177 new hospitalised...

Dengue claims 2 more lives, 177 new hospitalised

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 09:17 PM, 3 November 2021   Updated: 09:17 PM, 3 November 2021

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Two more dengue patients died in 24 hours till 8:00 am on Wednesday, raising the death toll from the disease to 94. 

Besides, 177 patients were hospitalised during the period. Of them, 131 were admitted in Dhaka and 46 out of the capital. 

A release of the Health Crisis Management and Control Room of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) revealed the information on Sunday.  

With the fresh cases, the total number of dengue patients has crossed the 24,000 mark this year. 

Now, a total of 874 dengue patients are undergoing treatment at different hospitals and clinics across the country. Among them, 722 patients are taking treatment in Dhaka division and 152 are hospitalised outside the capital, the release added. 

Of the 94 dead, 86 have died in Dhaka division, two each in Chattogram, Khulna and Mymensingh divisions, and one each in Rajshahi and Barishal divisions.