Dengue: 75 people die in first 6 days in October

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Nine people have succumbed to dengue in the last 24 hours until 8:00 am on Friday, bringing the death toll to 1,064. With the new deaths, 75 people died in the first six days of the current month.

Besides, a total of 1,800 people have been hospitalised with the mosquito-borne viral fever during the period, according to the health directorate.

Of the new deaths, one has been reported from Dhaka, while the remaining eight are from outside the capital.

A total of 218,664 people have been hospitalised with dengue fever in the current year so far.