One hundred and eighteen more people were hospitalised with dengue in the 24 hours to Friday morning, reports UNB.
However, the official death toll from the mosquito-borne disease remained unchanged at 263 - the highest on record after the 179 deaths recorded in 2019 - as no fatalities were reported during this period, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
A total of 1,217 dengue patients, including 692 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.
The DGHS has recorded 59, 813 dengue cases and 58,333 recoveries so far this year.
Bangladesh is being hit hard by a recurrence of an outbreak of dengue, the disease that is endemic to the country.
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