One dengue patient dies; 635 hospitalized in 24 hrs
One dengue patient died and 635 were hospitalized in the last 24 hours until Saturday morning.
With the latest death, a total of 56 people died of dengue to date, a Directorate General of Health Services press release said.
Currently, 2,158 people diagnosed with the mosquito-borne disease are taking treatment at different government and private hospitals in and outside the capital of Dhaka.
Of them, 1,685 are being treated at the facilities in the capital while 500 are in other divisions.
As many as 16,727 dengue patients were admitted to hospitals across the country since January 1 this year.
Some 14,513 out of the hospitalized patients, however, recovered during the period.