Dengue patients are being treated at Sir Salimullah College and Mitford Hospital in Dhaka.
Prothom Alo file photo

Bangladesh witnessed 49 more people being hospitalised with dengue in the 24 hours to Sunday morning, UNB reports.

However, the official death toll from the mosquito-borne disease remained unchanged at 276 – the highest on record after the 179 deaths recorded in 2019 – as no fatalities were reported during this period, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Of the new patients, 27 were admitted to the hospitals of Dhaka and 22 outside it, said DGHS.

A total of 485 dengue patients, including 271 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

The DGHS has recorded 62,021 dengue cases and 61,260 recoveries so far this year.