8 new dengue cases reported in 24 hrs: DGHS

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

A total of 40 dengue patients are currently being treated at different hospitals across the country.

Some 652 people have been diagnosed with dengue since January this year.

Among them, 606 have recovered, the DGHS said.

Besides, one death from dengue was reported this year.

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