252 dengue patients admitted in hospitals in 24 hours: DGHS

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Dhaka, Aug 29: A total of 252 fresh dengue cases were reported across the country in the last 24 hours.

Of them 202 were admitted in Dhaka and 50 out of the capital, a release of the Health Crisis Management and Control Room of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said here today.

A total of 1123 dengue patients are undergoing treatment at different hospitals and clinics across the country.

Among them, 980 patients are taking treatment in Dhaka division and 143 are hospitalised outside the capital, the release added.

A total of 9857 patients have been admitted to different hospitals across the country since January this year. Of them, 8690 patients have returned home after recovery, DGHS said.

Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) has confirmed 42 death due to dengue, said the DGHS.