Dengue fever: 221 patients hospitalised in 24 hours
At least 221 dengue patients were hospitalised in 24 hours till 8:00 am today, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
Of them, only 57 patients are outside of Dhaka.
With the new cases, a total of 6,759 people were diagnosed up until this month out of the total 17,115 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, till now 59 people have died of dengue infection in the country this year. Twelve people died in July while 34 have died in August and 13 in September.
At present, 1,099 patients are admitted to various government and private hospitals in the country. Among them, 880 patients are admitted in 45 government and private hospitals in Dhaka and 219 patients in other divisions of the country, the DGHS data showed.