5,760 affected by cold-related diseases in 24-hrs

Sun Online Desk

18th January, 2020 01:25:00 printer

5,760 affected by cold-related diseases in 24-hrs

Various cold-related diseases have affected 5,760 people across the country in the last 24 hours, a press release said on Friday.

Data from the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) control room showed that 866 of the patients received treatment for an acute respiratory infection.

Another 2,078 were treated for diarrhoea and 2,816 for other diseases including jaundice, inflammation in the eye, skin diseases and fever.

Fifty seven deaths were reported across the country between November 1 and January 16 due to cold-related diseases, the release added.


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