196 hospitalised with dengue in 24 hours
At least 196 people with dengue fever were admitted to hospitals in the country during 24 hours till 8 am today. Only two were from outside Dhaka.
A total of 2,658 patients have been diagnosed with dengue this year, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). Of the total infected, only 75 are from outside Dhaka.
Among 2,462 infected, 1,896 were diagnosed in July, which indicates the fast-rising trend of the disease.
Two hundred and seventy-two were infected in June while 43 were infected in May.
Though most of the hospitalised patients have so far been released, 777 of them are still undergoing treatment at hospitals in Dhaka, and 30 outside the capital, the DGHS data shows.
Meanwhile mobile courts in Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) today fined Tk 6.76 lakh against 36 owners of under-construction buildings, houses, and other places as they found Aedes mosquito larvae.
Mobile courts also filed 36 cases against them.