Dhaka, Aug 3 (BAN/ AD): As of Friday 1,687 dengue cases have been confirmed across nation and 3 more people have died of dengue. 2 of the 3 deaths are from Dhaka as per sources. The deceased are Md Raiyan Sarkar, Mosharraf Hossain and Maliha Mahfuz Onnya.
A per unofficial sources 47 deaths have been confirmed because of dengue, but Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) say no deaths occurred because of dengue in a 24-hour span until last Friday afternoon.
DGHS in a press release has confirmed 1,687 people were affected with dengue. With this tally in 2019 total dengue cases are at a record high of 21,253. 992 cases are from Dhaka city alone.
Apart from Dhaka Chittagong has 119 cases, followed by Khulna division (91 patients) and Rajshahi division (87 patients).
In 2019 alone 14 people have died because of dengue as per DGHS. In July alone 10 deaths are registered. Currently, 6,582 people are hospitalised while the number was 4,903 on Thursday afternoon.