With another death from dengue recorded in 24 hours till Tuesday morning, the official death toll from the mosquito-borne disease rose to 258 this year.
During this period, 269 more patients, including 134 in Dhaka city, were hospitalised, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
The new death was reported from Dhaka raising the division’s death toll to 159.
A total of 1,227 dengue patients, including 719 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.
The DGHS has recorded 59, 196 dengue cases and 57,711 recoveries so far this year.