A dengue infected patient sits inside the mosquito net after being hospitalised at the Sir Salimullah Medical College Hospital in Dhaka, BangladeshReuters file photo

Two more people were hospitalised with dengue in the 24 hours until Friday morning, reports news agency UNB.

The new patients were admitted to hospitals in Dhaka, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Fifty dengue patients, including 32 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

So far, the DGHS has recorded 525 dengue cases, 469 recoveries, and six deaths this year.

The country logged 281 dengue deaths in 2022 – the highest on record after 179 deaths recorded in 2019. Also, it recorded 62,423 dengue cases and 61,971 recoveries last year.