2 more die of dengue
At least two dengue patients died and 182 were hospitalised in the last 24 hours till 8am yesterday. Of them, 39 are from outside Dhaka, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
With the new cases, a total of 2,321 were diagnosed during the current month, out of a total 20,518 infected this year.
At least 7,841 were diagnosed in September, 7,698 in August, 2,286 in July, 272 in June and 43 were infected in May, while the rest are from January to April.
Meanwhile, 80 people have died of dengue infection this year. Twelve people died in July, 34 in August, 23 in September, while 11 died in October so far.
Among the deaths, 75 were from Dhaka division, two each from Chattogram and Khulna, and one from division.
Though most of the patients who were hospitalised have so far been released, 916 are still undergoing treatment at hospitals in Dhaka, and 174 outside the capital, the DGHS data shows.