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Six hospitals declared dedicated for Dengue patients

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Directorate General of the Health Services (DGHS) has announced six hospitals as Dengue- dedicated ones.

A notification was issued in this regard on Monday.

Six dedicated hospitals are: Sir Salimullah Medical College Hospital, Railway General Hospital at Kamalapur, 20-bed Aminbazar Govt Hospital, Lalkuthi Hospital at Mirpur, and 31-bed Kamrangirchar Hospital and Shaheed Ahsan Ullah Master General Hospital at Tongi in Gazipur.

This year, Dengue fever has claimed 36 lives so far. Of them, 32 have died in Dhaka city, two in Chattogram division, one each in Khulna and Rajshahi. Health authorities have been recording over 200 dengue cases per day since August 1.

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