2 dengue patients die in 24hrs, death toll this year 5

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Two dengue patients died while 51 were admitted to hospitals across the country in 24 hours, till 8am today (July 19, 2022).

With the latest deaths in Dhaka and Cox's Bazar, total number of dengue deaths this year rose to five, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Among the new cases, 13 are outside the capital. With them, the total number of dengue patients rose to 1,840 across the country.

Among the patients, 224 are still undergoing treatment, the DGHS said.

A total of 1,611 patients have been released from hospitals in the country.