A total of 491 new dengue patients were admitted to hospitals across the country in the last 24 hours till 8:00am on Thursday.
About 2,360 dengue patients are currently being treated at hospitals across the country, it said.Since the beginning of this year, 82,990 people were hospitalised with dengue – most of them in Dhaka. Of them, 80,427 made full recovery.
Since January, the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) received information about 203 dengue-related deaths. It has so far reviewed 116 cases and confirmed 68 dengue deaths.