1 more dies of dengue, 183 hospitalised
One more dengue patient died, while 183 were hospitalised in the 24 hours till 8am yesterday. Of them, 42 cases were from outside Dhaka, according to Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
With the new cases, a total of 3,004 were diagnosed during the running month. A total of 21,201 have been infected this year, and of them, 2,921 were from outside Dhaka.
At least 7,841 were diagnosed in September, 7,698 in August, 2,286 in July, 272 in June, while 43 were infected in May, and rest were diagnosed between January and April, according to DGHS.
As per DGHS data, 83 people have died of dengue infection in the country this year -- all in July, August, September and October.
Twelve people died
in July, while 34 died in August, 23 in September and 14 in October so far.
Among the deceased, 77 have died in Dhaka division, two each in Chattogram and Khulna and one each in Rajshahi and Mymensingh divisions.
Though most of the patients who were hospitalised have so far been released, 688 are still undergoing treatment at hospitals in Dhaka, and 181 outside the capital, DGHS data shows.