Dengue fever: 4 die, 606 hospitalised in 24 hours
At least four dengue patients died while 606 others were admitted to different hospitals across the country in 24 hours till this morning.
With the new deaths, a total of 234 people died of dengue fever this year, while the total number of cases rose to 53,413 of which 19,053 are from outside of Dhaka.
According to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), among the death cases, 140 were in Dhaka, 24 in Cox's Bazar, 31 in Chattogram, 11 in Barishal, seven in Khulna, six in Mymensingh, five in Rajshahi, two Narail and one each in Narsingdi, Kushtia, Pabna, Bagerhat, Khagrachhari, Bogura, Madaripur and Feni.
A total of 50,828 patients have already been released, of them, 17,866 are from outside the capital.
Some 2,351 dengue patients are still undergoing treatment, of which 1,093 are from outside of Dhaka.