Dhaka, Jan. 7 -- Hospitals in Bangladesh have recorded 13 new cases of dengue fever in a day, taking the tally of infections this year to 378 after the worst outbreak in the country's history in 2023.

The death toll remained unchanged with no fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease in the 24-hour count to Sunday morning, according to the Directorate General of Health Services.

In 2023, Bangladesh recorded 321,179 hospitalisations and 1,705 deaths from the viral disease.

In the latest daily count, hospitals in Dhaka admitted nine more patients, while the other districts recorded four new cases.

Of the 375 dengue patients undergoing treatment in hospitals across the country in the morning, 192 were in Dhaka and 183 outside the capita...