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Over 13,000 people infected with dengue

2022 Sep 17, 9:26, Kathmandu

The number of people suffering from dengue has reached more than 13,000 in the country. The bulletin of the Epidemiology and Diseases Control Division has said 13,700 persons had contracted dengue.

Lalitpur district has the highest number of patients- 4,098; which is followed by Kathmandu-3,052. Similarly, the Makwanpur district has 1,422 cases of dengue fever. Other districts reporting dengue patients are Rupandehi (641), Bhaktapur (482), Dang (378), Chitwan (343), Dhading (145), Kavrepalanchowk (134), and Darchula (121).

The Bagmati Province has the highest number of dengue patients, 9971. The country has recorded the death of 13 persons caused by dengue so far. Dengue is caused by the bite of Aedes aegypti and Ae albopictus species of mosquito which is active, especially at dawn and dusk. 


Dengue Epidemiology and Diseases Control Division Lalitpur dengue fever Dengue Patients
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