30 dies of dengue so far: DGHS

30 people have died of dengue this year across the country. Besides, the overall dengue virus caseload has stood at 6,655 as 306 fresh cases were reported in the last 24 hours.
The information has been obtained in the regular dengue-related report of the Health Emergency Operations Center and Control Room of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Wednesday (August 18) evening.

The report says 306 dengue patients were hospitalized in different hospitals of the country in the last 24 hours, among these, 273 patients were hospitalized in Dhaka hospitals.

Earlier on Tuesday, The DGHS reported 329 dengue cases across the country – the highest number of dengue patients recorded in a day. Of these, 306 were admitted to Dhaka hospitals.