Forty-seven more people were hospitalised with dengue in 24 hours till Saturday morning, reports UNB.

The official death toll from the mosquito-borne disease remained unchanged at 281 as no death was recorded during the period, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Of the new patients, 26 were admitted to the hospitals of Dhaka and 21 outside it, said DGHS.

A total of 338 dengue patients, including 161 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.

The DGHS has recorded 62,382 dengue cases and 61,763 recoveries so far this year.