37 dengue patients undergo treatment

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Thirty-seven dengue patients, including 33 in the capital, are undergoing treatment at hospitals across the country, reports news agency UNB.

Four new dengue patients were hospitalised in the last 24 hours until 8:00am on Wednesday in the capital, said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) in its regular update.

The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) received 266 reports of dengue-related deaths. It reviewed 263 of them and confirmed 164 deaths last year, the DGHS said.

It said 101,354 people were hospitalised with the mosquito-borne disease last year. Of them, 101,037 made full recovery.

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