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Published : Saturday, 21 November, 2020 at 4:58 PM  Count : 207

Dengue affected children with their mothers at Shishu Hospital in the capital. photo: Observer

Dengue affected children with their mothers at Shishu Hospital in the capital. photo: Observer


Amid the rise in COVID-19 deaths and infections,  Bangladesh is also seeing a rise in mosquito-borne dengue cases in November.
 
The health authorities said 20 new dengue patients were hospitalised in 24 hours until Saturday  morning – all  of them in Dhaka, reports UNB.
 
Currently, 99 patients are being treated for dengue – 93 in the capital, according to the Health Emergency Operation Centre and Control Room under the Directorate of Health.
 
Last year, the country was hit by a massive outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease. There were 101,354 officially confirmed cases with 179 deaths.
 
There have so far been 989 cases, with 884 recoveries and one fatality this year. The only confirmed dengue-related death was reported in August.
 
Reports of six dengue-related deaths have been sent to the IEDCR, which has so far reviewed two cases.

ALM

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