Thirty-nine more people were hospitalised with dengue in the 24 hours to Friday morning.
However, the official death toll from the mosquito-borne disease remained unchanged at 274 – 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 516 dengue patients, including 287 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.
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The DGHS has recorded 61,883 dengue cases and 61,093 recoveries so far this year.