Unofficial death toll stands at 130
A woman has died of dengue in a private hospital in Khulna.
The deceased is Rahima Begum, 60, wife of Bakibillah, hailing from Sonabaria village in Kolaroyaupazila of Satkhira district.
Confirming the matter, Gazi Medical College Hospital Director Ananda Mohan Saha said: "Rahima died at the hospital around 6:30pm on Monday after being admitted with dengue around 3:30pm.
Her husband has also been diagnosed with dengue, and has been transferred to Dhaka.
A total of 57 dengue patients have died across Bangladesh from January 1 till September 1, according to theDirectorate General of Health Services (DGHS) data. However, the unofficial death toll is reported to be 130 till now.
Dengue situation in Bangladesh
A total of 783 dengue patients have been admitted to different hospitals across Bangladesh in the last 24 hours.
Among them, 344 patients were admitted in Dhaka, and 439 in districts outside Dhaka.
Dengue, a mosquito-borne virus, spreads among humans through its carrier Aedes mosquito.
Health Emergency Operation Center and Control Room at Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), in a press release issued on Monday, said the number of admitted patients currently undergoing treatment in government and private hospitals were 3,746.
A total of 57 dengue patients have died across Bangladesh from January 1 till September 3, according to their own collected data. However, the unofficial death toll is reported to be at 130, so far.
As many as 2,111 patients were currently receiving treatment in 41 government and private hospitals in Dhaka, whereas a number of 1,635 people were undergoing treatment outside Dhaka, the DGHS data said.
Since January 1 till September 3, a total of 72,745 people have been affected by dengue.
Among those admitted, a total of 68,811 have been released from their respective hospitals and clinics after treatment.