129 hospitalised with dengue in 24 hours
One hundred and twenty-nine dengue patients were hospitalised in 24 hours till 8:00am today, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
Of them, 26 are from outside Dhaka, the DGHS said.
With the new cases, the total number of dengue patients this year rose to 26,129 while a total of 2,371 were diagnosed during the running month.
Of the total infected, 3,963 are from outside Dhaka.
According to the DGHS, 98 people died so far due to dengue in the country this year.
Twelve people died in July while 34 died in August, 23 in September, 22 in October and seven in November so far.
At least 5,458 were diagnosed with dengue in October, 7841 in September, 7,698 in August, 2,286 in July, 272 in June while 43 were infected in May and rest are from January to April, according to the DGHS.
Among the deaths, 90 have died in Dhaka division, two each in Chattogram, Khulna and Mymensingh and one each in Rajshahi and Barishal divisions.