This month alone, the country reported 201 deaths…reports Asian Lite News
Bangladesh reported 1,291 new dengue cases and six more deaths in the last 24 hours, bringing the tally to 301,225 and the death toll to 1,549 since January this year, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.
This month alone, the country reported 201 deaths, reports Xinhua news agency.
As of Monday, according to the figure reported by the DGHS under the Ministry of Health, 30,080 more dengue cases were recorded after 67,769 people were infected with the mosquito-borne disease in October.
The total number of recovered patients in the South Asian country stood at 294,757 including 1,522 new recoveries, said the DGHS.
Bangladesh experienced its highest spike in dengue cases in September, with 79,598 new infections and 396 deaths reported.
Dengue fever, transmitted through the bite of an Aedes mosquito, causes an acute illness that usually follows symptoms such as headache, high fever, exhaustion, severe muscle and joint pain, swollen glands, vomiting and rash.
Bangladesh has reported more than 1,400 dengue deaths so far this year, with nearly 300,000 people infected by the mosquito-borne disease.
Based on the latest data by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), the dengue prevalence has reached an alarming situation this year, with a total of 283,593 cases and 1,425 deaths recorded as of Wednesday, reports Xinhua news agency.
According to the latest figure reported by the DGHS under the Ministry of Health, the dengue deaths this year included 77 in November, 359 in October, 396 in September, 342 in August and 204 in July.
From November 1 to 7, 12,418 new dengue cases were recorded after 67,769 people were reported to be infected with the mosquito-borne disease last month, according to the DGHS.
The South Asian country recorded eight more deaths and 1,895 more dengue infections in the 24 hours, DGHS data showed.
The country experienced its highest spike in dengue cases in September, with 79,598 new infections and 396 deaths reported.