183 more hospitalised with dengue
At least 183 patients were hospitalised with dengue in the last 24 hours till 8am yesterday, of which 162 are from outside Dhaka, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
With the new cases, a total of 2,715 patients were diagnosed during the current month out of a total 20,912 infected. Of the total infected, 2,864 are from outside Dhaka.
At least 7,841 were diagnosed in September, 7,698 in August, 2,286 patients were hospitalised in July, 272 in June, while 43 were infected in May and rest are from January to April, according to the DGHS.
At least 82 people have died of dengue infection in the country this year. Among the deaths, 76 have died in Dhaka division, two in Chattogram division and Khulna and one each in Rajshahi and Mymensingh divisions.
Though most of the patients who were hospitalised have so far been released, 906 are still undergoing treatment at hospitals in Dhaka, and 166 outside the capital, according to the DGHS data.