One patient has died after being suffered from dengue fever in the last 24 hours while 395 more people were hospitalized due to Aedes mosquito-borne disease.
With this, the death toll by dengue fever has climbed to 40 and the tally of hospitalized patients in various hospitals in the country stood at 1,311.
This was informed in a dengue-related statement from Health Emergency Operation Center and Control Room of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Thursday.
The statement states that 294 of those newly hospitalized patients due to dengue are residents of Dhaka and 101 people were admitted to hospitals outside Dhaka.
Currently, 971 people are admitted to various hospitals in Dhaka and 340 people are hospitalized outside Dhaka.
From January 1 to September 15 this year, 10,232 people were admitted to the hospitals due to dengue. Among them, 8,881 patients have recovered.
On September 6, five people died due to dengue.