2,653 hospitalized, 14 more die of dengue

Fourteen more dengue patients died in different hospitals across the country over the 24 hours ending this morning, July 26.

According to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), with the new deaths, the total number of deaths in dengue this year rose to 215.

At least 2,653 dengue patients were hospitalized in the 24 hours, of whom 1,327 were in Dhaka. The total number of dengue cases rose to 40,341, of them 23,676 were from outside Dhaka.

Some 8,189 dengue patients are still undergoing treatment. Over half of them are in Dhaka. According to the DGHS, total number of deaths in dengue was 281 last year while the number of cases was 62,382.

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