Seventeen dengue patients are currently undergoing treatment at hospitals in the capital and another outside Dhaka, according to a DGHS handout.
Since January, 494 people have been diagnosed with dengue. Among them, 474 have recovered.
Bangladesh witnessed a massive dengue outbreak last year when 101,354 people were hospitalised. At that time, 101,037 patients recovered.
Dengue killed 179 people last year, according to official figures.
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