Dengue loss of life toll now 283, highest in 23 years

A baby contaminated with dengue receives therapy at Mugda Medical Faculty Hospital within the capital on Thursday, August 3, 2023. Picture: Amran Hossain

No less than 10 dengue sufferers died throughout the nation within the final 24 hours until this morning.

With the brand new deaths, this 12 months’s loss of life toll reached 283, the very best in 23 years. Final 12 months, the loss of life toll from dengue was 281.

In the meantime, one other 2,589 folks have been hospitalised, taking the whole variety of dengue instances to 59,716, in line with the Directorate Normal of Well being Companies (DGHS).

A complete of fifty,223 dengue sufferers have been launched to this point.

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