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196 more dengue patients hospitalized in 24 hours
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196 more dengue patients hospitalized in 24 hours

Over 750 people undergoing treatment at hospitals across the country Health authorities reported 196 new dengue cases in the last 24 hours till Saturday morning amid a spike in the Aedes mosquito-borne disease in the country.   The outbreak of dengue fever – 100 dengue patients reported daily for more than a week – has sparked new worries as the country’s health services that are already overburdened with growing Covid cases and fatalities. Of the new dengue cases, 194 were reported in Dhaka while only two were from outside the capital, said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). According to the DGHS, 777 patients are currently receiving treatment at different hospitals across the country. A vast majority of the dengue patients are from Dhaka as only 30 ...