Dengue fever: 2 dead, 182 hospitalised in a day
At least two dengue patients died and 182 patients were hospitalised in the 24 hours preceding 8am today, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
Among the new cases, 39 are from outside Dhaka.
With the new cases, a total of 2,321 were diagnosed during the running month out of a total 20,518 infected. Of the total infected, 2765 are from outside Dhaka.
At least 7,841 were diagnosed in September, 7,698 in August, 2,286 in July, 272 in June, 43 were infected in May and the rest are from January to April, according to the DGHS.
According to the DGHS, 80 people have died of dengue infection in the country this year, all of whom died between July, August, September and October.
Twelve people died in July, 34 died in August, 23 in September and 11 in October so far.
Among the deaths 75 have died in Dhaka division, two in Chattogram division and Khulna each and one in Rajshahi 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.