Five dengue patients die; 968 hospitalized in 24 hrs
Five dengue patients died and 968 were hospitalized in the last 24 hours.
With the latest death, a total of 1,615 people died of dengue to date this year, a Directorate General of Health Services press release said on Wednesday.
Currently, 3,587 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, 974 are being treated at the facilities in the capital while 2,613 are in other divisions.
As many as 3,11,014 dengue patients were admitted to hospitals across the country since January 1 this year.
Some 3,05,812 out of the hospitalized patients, however, recovered during the period.