Three more deaths were reported from dengue in 24 hours till Sunday morning, raising the fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease in Bangladesh to 16 this year.
During the period, 97 more patients were hospitalised with the viral fever, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
Of the new patients, 87 were admitted to hospitals in Dhaka and the rest outside it, according to DGHS.
A total of 387 dengue patients, including 338 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country.
So far, the DGHS has recorded 2,376 dengue cases, 1,973 recoveries.
The country logged 281 dengue deaths in 2022 – the highest on record after 179 deaths recorded in 2019. Also, it recorded 62,423 dengue cases and 61,971 recoveries last year.