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Bangladesh - Bangladesh records 2 more deaths, 182 new cases from dengue

Event category

Biological origin - Epidemic (human)

Severity

Mid

Event date (UTC)

2021-10-13 09:00:37

Last update (UTC)

2021-10-13 09:00:37

Latitude

23.80467

Longitude

90.288453

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Multiple states / regions wide event

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Two more people died of dengue and 182 new patients were hospitalized across the country in 24 hours till Tuesday morning. With the latest deaths, the number of fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease this year increased to 80, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). Among the new patients, 143 were undergoing treatment in Dhaka hospitals while the remaining 39 cases were reported from outside the division. Some 916 patients diagnosed with dengue are receiving treatment in the country as of Tuesday morning. Of them, 742 patients are receiving treatment at different hospitals in the capital while the remaining 174 were listed outside Dhaka. Among them, 75 people died in Dhaka division alone, two each in Chittagong and Khulna divisions and one in Rajshahi. Since January, some 20,518 patients have been admitted to different hospitals with dengue in the country. As many as 19,522 dengue patients have left hospitals after recovery, said DGHS. The number of dengue patients hospitalized in a single day was the highest with 343 patients on September 7. In September, the country recorded the highest number of 7,841 dengue cases of the current year with 22 deaths. On August 7, 698 people were diagnosed with dengue while the highest 34 people died from it.

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