Dengue kills 3 more, infects 477
At least three dengue patients died, while 477 were admitted to different hospitals across the country in the last 24 hours till yesterday morning.
The death toll has now risen to 240, while total cases are now 54,805, of which, 19,517 were recorded outside Dhaka.
According to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), of the deaths, 145 occurred in Dhaka, 25 in Cox's Bazar, 31 in Chattogram, 11 in Barishal, seven in Khulna, six in Mymensingh, five in Rajshahi, two in Narail, and one each in Narsingdi, Kushtia, Pabna, Bagerhat, Khagrachhari, Bogura, Madaripur and Feni.
A total of 52,083 patients, 18,515 from outside Dhaka, have already been released from hospitals.
Some 2,082 patients, 907 from outside Dhaka, are still undergoing treatment.