Another dengue patient died in 24 hours till Sunday morning, raising this year’s death toll from the mosquito-borne disease in Bangladesh to 45.
During this period, 399 more patients were hospitalised with the viral fever as cases have continued to increase, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
The latest death was reported from Chattogram division.
With the new numbers, the dengue death toll in Dhaka division remained unchanged at 21 and in Barishal division at four while in Chattogram division it rose to 20.
Of the new patients, 280 were admitted to different hospitals in Dhaka and 119 outside it.
A total of 1,483 dengue patients, including 1,089 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.
On June 21, the DGHS reported the first death of the season from the viral disease.
This year, the directorate has recorded 11,177 dengue cases and 9,649 recoveries so far.