12 new dengue cases reported

Twelve new dengue cases were reported in the last 24 hours until Sunday morning, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Thirty dengue patients are currently taking treatment at different hospitals in the capital and five others in other p a rts of the country, according to the DGHS handout.

Since January, 573 people have been diagnosed with dengue.

Among them, 539 have recovered, the DGHS said.

Bangladesh witnessed a massive dengue outbreak last year when 101,354 people were hospitalised and 101,037 recovered.

Dengue killed 179 people last year, according to official figures.

Source: United News of Bangladesh