65 more dengue patients hospitalised in 24 hrs

Dengue patients, admitted at capital's Mugda General Hospital. Photo take on 19 September 2022Dipu Malakar

Sixty-five more people were hospitalised with dengue in 24 hours till Thursday morning, reports UNB.

The official death toll from the mosquito-borne disease remained unchanged at 281 as no death was recorded during the period, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Of the new patients, 18 were admitted to the hospitals of Dhaka and 47 outside it, said DGHS.

A total of 359 dengue patients, including 170 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country. The DGHS has recorded 62,321 dengue cases and 61,681 recoveries so far this year.