Dengue fever: 1 patient dies, 315 hospitalised in a day
One more died while 315 dengue patients were hospitalised in the last 24 hours till 8:00 am.
According to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), among the 315 new cases of dengue infection, 53 are from outside Dhaka.
With the new cases, a total of 1,460 were diagnosed in September alone.
At least 7,698 were diagnosed in August, 2,286 patients were hospitalised in July, 272 in June while 43 were infected in May, according to the DGHS.
According to the DGHS, 52 people have died of dengue infection in the country this year. Twelve people died in July, 34 in August, and 6 in September so far.
Among the deaths, 48 have died in Dhaka division, two in Chattogram division, one each in Rajshahi and Khulna division.
Though most of the patients who were hospitalised have so far been released, 1,280 are still undergoing treatment at hospitals across Dhaka, and 149 outside the capital, the DGHS data shows.