Dengue cases are increasing across the country as around 2,348 more new patients were hospitalised with the mosquito-borne deadly virus in the last 24 hours till 8:00 am today.
The DGHS findings show a gradual rise of the dengue infection cases across the country.
As per today’s data of DGHS, around 29,912 dengue patients were admitted to different hospital across the country from January 1 till today.
Currently, 7,968 dengue patients are undergoing treatment at different hospitals across the country, it said.
Although the DGHS has been saying for the last three days that a total of 23 people, who were infected with the dengue fever since January 1, have died, the hospital sources put the death toll as high as 65.
As per the media reports, at least 16 dengue patients have died since August 3.