104 dengue patients hospitalised in 24 hours; highest this year in Bangladesh
At least 104 people with dengue fever were admitted to hospitals in the country during 24 hours (till 8am today), highest in a day this year.
With them, a total of 1,574 patients have been diagnosed with dengue this year, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
Of the total infected, only 44 are from outside Dhaka, our correspondent reports.
Among 1,574 infected, 1,202 were diagnosed during the running month till this morning, which indicates the fast-rising trend of the disease.
Two hundred and seventy-two were infected with dengue in June while 43 were infected in May.
Though most of the patients who were hospitalised have so far been released, 422 of them are still undergoing treatment at different hospitals in Dhaka, and three outside the capital, the DGHS data shows.