One more dengue patient died of dengue fever in the last 24 hours till 8:00 am today. In the meantime, at least 291 more dengue patients were hospitalized, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS)
Among the 291 new cases, 32 are from outside Dhaka, according to DGHS.
5,383 out of 8,041 total infections were diagnosed in August alone. Of the total infected, only 478 are from outside Dhaka.
At least 2,286 patients were hospitalised in July, 272 in June, and 43 were infected in May, according to the DGHS data.
36 people have died of dengue infection in the country this year. Twelve people died in July while 24 died in August so far.
Though most patients who were hospitalised have so far been released, 1,218 are still undergoing treatment at hospitals across Dhaka, and 87 outside the capital, the DGHS data shows.