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09:56 PM, August 17, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 10:07 PM, August 17, 2019

Dengue: 1,460 hospitalised in 24hrs

A total of 1,460 new dengue patients were admitted to hospitals in the last 24 hours across the country.

Among the newly admitted patients, 621 were in Dhaka while 849 in rest of the country, according to data of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) till 8:00am today.

Earlier, 1,719 patients were admitted to different hospitals in the country in 24 hours till 8:00am yesterday.

A record 51,476 people got infected with the mosquito-borne disease so far this year, according to a report issued by the DGHS today.

Of them, 7,856 are currently admitted in hospitals across the country.

This year, the official number of deaths in dengue so far is 40 while the unofficial one is 95.

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