Fatalities from dengue remain at 83
Another 112 patients were hospitalized with dengue fever across Bangladesh in the 24 hours to Wednesday morning.
With no new deaths reported during the period, the number of fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease this year remained unchanged at 83, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
Among the new patients, 99 are undergoing treatment in Dhaka hospitals, while the remaining 13 cases were reported from outside the division.
Of the deceased, 77 died in Dhaka division alone, two each in Chittagong and Khulna divisions, and one each in Rajshahi and Mymensingh divisions.Some 768 patients diagnosed with dengue are receiving treatment in the country as of Wednesday morning.
Of them, 593 patients are receiving treatment at different hospitals in the capital, while the remaining 175 were listed outside Dhaka.
Since January, some 21,837 patients have been admitted to different hospitals with dengue in the country.
So far, 20,986 dengue patients have left hospitals after recovery, according to the DGHS.
In September, the country recorded the highest number of 7,841 dengue cases of the current year along with 22 deaths.