Dengue fever: 1 dies, 308 hospitalised in 24hrs
At least one dengue patient died while 308 others were hospitalised in the 24 hours till this morning.
According to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), with the new death, a total of 258 people died from dengue fever this year while the total number of cases rose to 59,196, of which 21,672 are outside Dhaka.
Among the deaths, 158 were in Dhaka, 25 in Cox's Bazar, 34 in Chattogram, 11 in Barishal, eight in Khulna, six in Mymensingh, five in Rajshahi, two in Narail and one each in Narsingdi, Kushtia, Pabna, Bagerhat, Khagrachari, Bogura, Madaripur and Feni.
A total of 57,711 patients have already been released, 21,064 of whom are from outside the capital.
Some 1,227 dengue patients are still undergoing treatment, of whom 508 are outside Dhaka.