Presently, 850 dengue patients, including 711 in the capital, have been undergoing treatment at hospitals across the country.

The DGHS said the record 11 people died of dengue in August while the death toll as of 6 September has stood at 10.

Among the deaths, 13 were the residents of Dhaka, 16 in Chattogram, 15 in Cox’s Bazar and two in Barishal.