Six people died of dengue in Chitwan so far in the current fiscal year.
The victims were from and outside the district, according to the Health Office, Chitwan.
Ram KC, Information Officer at the Health Office, said the district recorded 2,949 dengue cases including six casualties since mid-July this year.
The number of total cases tested in the period was 10, 974. Among the infected, 2,050 were from the district while remaining were from outside the districts.
The highest number of dengue cases was recorded in Bharatpur Metropolitan City. The Health Office said that 1, 450 dengue cases have been recorded in the metropolis.
According to KC, 243 cases have been recorded in Ratnanagar Municipality, 164 in Khairahani Municipality, 96 in Rapti Municipality, 48 in Kalika Municipality, 35 in Madi Municipality and 14 in Icchyakamana Rural Municipality.
Among the people infected with dengue in the district, 1,136 are male and 914 are female.