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Three people, including a child, died of dengue in the country

Correspondent: Three people including a child died while undergoing treatment at Dhaka Medical College Hospital. Death occurred after 14 days of this disease.

Last April 18, one person died of dengue in Barisal. 27 people have died in dengue so far this year. Of those who died, 14 were women and 13 were men.

This information was informed in the press release of the Department of Health on Friday.

From 8 am on Thursday to 8 am today) 9 people were admitted to hospital with dengue. Among them, three have been admitted to different hospitals in Dhaka, four outside Dhaka city and one in Barisal hospital.

This year, 2 thousand 248 people have been hospitalized with dengue in the country so far. Among them 1 thousand 387 men and 870 women. Last year 3 lakh 21 thousand 179 people were hospitalized due to dengue.

According to the data of the Department of Health, dengue outbreaks in the country started in 2000. From 2000 to 2022, 2 lakh 44 thousand 246 people were affected by this disease. 853 people died during this time. However, these dengue records were broken last year (2023). 1 thousand 705 people died last year.