182 hospitalized, 2 dead in dengue fever in a day



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At least two dengue patients died and 182 patients were hospitalised in the 24 hours preceding 8:00am Tuesday, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Of the new cases, 39 are from outside Dhaka.

With the new cases, a total of 2,321 were diagnosed during the running month out of a total 20,518 infected. Of the total infected, 2765 are from outside Dhaka.

At least 7,841 were diagnosed in September, 7,698 in August, 2,286 in July, 272 in June, 43 were infected in May and the rest are from January to April.

Some 80 people have died of dengue infection in the country this year, all of whom died between July, August, September and October.

Though most of the patients who were hospitalised have so far been released, 916 are still undergoing treatment at hospitals in Dhaka, and 174 outside the capital, the DGHS data shows.