The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) reported an additional 10 dengue fatalities in the past 24 hours, bringing the total deaths through August 3 to 283–a new record in Bangladesh–(281 deaths were reported for the whole of 2022).
The total dengue cases through August 3 has risen to 59,716, with 32,562 cases reported from the capital city of Dhaka.
Although the risk of dengue is present throughout the year in Bangladesh, infections typically peak in August and September.
This year, Bangladesh will probably register record numbers of dengue cases, in addition to deaths. 2019 saw the most cases on record with 101,350 cases.
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