First dengue death recorded in Bangladesh today...

First dengue death recorded in Bangladesh today

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 08:53 PM, 21 June 2022   Updated: 09:34 PM, 21 June 2022

First dengue death recorded in Bangladesh today

First dengue death recorded in Bangladesh today

The first death from dengue this year was reported today, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

The deceased is Ayul Khan (12), who was undergoing treatment at Central Hospital in the city.

In total 27 patients were hospitalised with dengue in 24 hours till 8:00am today. With the 27 new cases, the total number of dengue patients rose to 808, DGHS sources said.

Among the patients, 110 are still undergoing treatment at different hospitals across the country of whom four are outside Dhaka. A total of 697 patients so far have been released from hospitals.

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