Dhaka, Aug 1 (BAN/ AD): As on August 1 Bangladesh has had 19,513 dengue cases. Total of 64 districts have been affected by dengue. Dengue spread has been confirmed by Health Emergency Operations Center and Control Room under the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
In last 24 hours 562 people were identified with the disease in the 64 districts, other than the Dhaka city. 1712 patients have been admitted between Wednesday and Thursday. Of these Dhaka has 1150 cases.
14 patients have died so far as confirmed by Dr Ayesha Akter, assistant director of Health Emergency Operations Centre and Control Room. As per media reports deaths because of dengue are over 50.