Dengue: 75 people die in first 6 days in October
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.