A boy sits on the hospital bed as he has been hospitalised with dengue in the capital’s Mugda Medical College and Hospital on 11 July 2023.
Tanvir Ahammed

Fourteen more dengue patients – 10 in Dhaka and four in other districts – died across the country in a 24-hour period until 8:00 am on Wednesday. It has taken the death toll to 671 this year.

During the period, a total of 2,115 people were admitted to different hospitals after being diagnosed with dengue. Of them, 833 cases are from Dhaka, while the remaining 1,282 cases were recorded in the different districts.

The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) disclosed the information in a regular bulletin on Tuesday evening.

With the new cases, the number of dengue cases now stands at 138,022, it says.