123 more hospitalised with dengue
At least 123 patients were hospitalised in the last 24 hours till 8am yesterday. Of them, seven are from outside Dhaka, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
With the new cases, a total of 3,933 were diagnosed during the current month, out of a total 22,130 infected this year. Of the total, 3,121 are from outside Dhaka.
At least 7,841 patients were diagnosed in September, 7,698 were diagnosed in August, 2,286 patients were hospitalised in July, 272 in June, while 43 were infected in May. The rest are from January to April, according to the DGHS. Meanwhile, 84 people have died of dengue infection in the country this year, all of whom died in July, August, September, and October.
Twelve people died in July, 34 have died in August, 23 in September, and 15 have died in October so far.
Among the deaths, 78 have died in Dhaka division, two each in Chattogram and Khulna, and one each in Rajshahi and Mymensingh division.
Though most of the patients who were hospitalised have so far been released, 780 are still undergoing treatment at hospitals in Dhaka, and 155 outside the capital, the DGHS data shows.