Eight dengue patients die; 2889 hospitalized in 24 hrs
Eight dengue patients died and 2,889 were hospitalized in the last 24 hours.
With the latest death, a total of 875 people died of dengue to date this year, a Directorate General of Health Services press release said on Thursday.
Currently, 10,280 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, 3,696 are being treated at the facilities in the capital while 6,584 are in other divisions.
As many as 1,79,699 dengue patients were admitted to hospitals across the country since January 1 this year.
Some 1,68,544 out of the hospitalized patients, however, recovered during the period.