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527 new dengue patients hospitalised in 24 hours

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As many as 527 new dengue patients were admitted to hospitals in 24 hours till Saturday morning.

As many as 527 new dengue patients were admitted to hospitals in 24 hours till Saturday morning.

Among the newly affected dengue patients, 156 were hospitalised in Dhaka while 371 in other parts of the country, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.

About 2,996 patients are being treated at hospitals across the country. Of those, 1,285 are in the capital.

Since the beginning of this year, 80,567 people were hospitalised with dengue, most of them in Dhaka, until Saturday morning. Of them, 77,368 made full recovery, according to the government.

Since January, the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) received information about 203 dengue-related deaths. It has so far reviewed 101 cases and confirmed 60 dengue deaths.