DHAKA, Oct 2, 2023 (BSS) - A total of 11 dengue patients died and 2,596 were admitted to different hospitals in the country during the last 24 hours till 8 am today. "During the period, 607 dengue patients were hospitalised in Dhaka city while 1,989 were admitted to different hospitals outside the capital city," the DGHS daily statement added. According to the health experts, the vector-borne disease hit Dhaka city in 2000 subsequently the dengue positive cases were detected in Dhaka city only. But the dengue disease is changing its nature and it is gradually spreading across the country, they said, adding: "All 64 districts of the country have witnessed positive dengue cases." According to the DGHS, Bangladesh reported 1,01,354 dengue cases, the second highest since dengue cases were detected in 2000, in 2019, 1,405 cases in 2020, 28,429 cases in 2021 and 62,382 cases in 2022.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha October 02, 2023 19:03 UTC