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'152 dengue patients hospitalised in 24 hours'

Published: July 15, 2019 16:05:46 | Updated: July 15, 2019 17:46:50


A total of 152 patients, suffering from dengue fever, were admitted to hospitals in last twenty-four hours across the country.

Among them, 72 were admitted to government hospitals and 80 to private hospitals.

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare gave the information through a media release on Sunday, reports BSS.

According to the ministry, dengue fever caused death to 3 people in the country and 908 dengue patients are now being treated at different hospitals.

In the last seven months since January, a total of 3,998 dengue patients were admitted to hospitals and among them 3,087 patients have been released from the hospitals during the period,

About prevention of the disease, the release said, the government has imparted training to over 1800 physicians and nurses on Dengue and Chikungunya.

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