Dengue death toll crosses 800
News Desk || risingbd.com
14 more dengue patients died across the country in the past 24 hours till Saturday (September 16), raising the number of fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease to 804.
According to Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), a total of 2,598 new dengue patients were hospitalised.
Of them, 881 were admitted in different hospitals of Dhaka city and 1717 were admitted in different hospitals outside of Dhaka.
A total of 10,330 dengue patients, including 4,208 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.
This month, the Aedes mosquito-borne Dengue has claimed the lives of 211 people across the country. A total of 40,7754 cases were also reported during the same period, DGHS added.