Dengue fever: 2 patients die, 214 hospitalised in 24 hours
Two more dengue patients died while 214 were hospitalised in 24 hours till 8:00 am today, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
Of them, only 51 patients are outside of Dhaka.
With the new cases, a total of 7,215 people were diagnosed up until this month out of the total 17,571 infected.
At least 7,698 dengue patients were hospitalised in August, 2,286 in July, 272 in June, and 43 in May.
According to the DGHS, 63 people have died of dengue infection in the country this year. Twelve people died in July, while 34 have died in August and 17 in September.
At present, 989 patients are admitted to various government and private hospitals in the country.
Among them, 758 patients are admitted in 45 government and private hospitals in Dhaka and 231 patients in other divisions of the country, the DGHS data showed.