Cold-related diseases affect 4071 people in 24hrs

UNB

20th February, 2020 03:54:53 printer

Cold-related diseases affect 4071 people in 24hrs

Various cold-related diseases affected 4071 people across the country in the last 24 hours till Thursday morning.

Data from the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) control room showed that 930 of the patients received treatment for acute respiratory infection (ARI).

Another 1782 people were treated for diarrhoea and 1,359 for other diseases, including jaundice, eye inflammation, skin problems and fever.

A total of 533,679 people were affected by various cold-related diseases across the country between November 1 and February 20, said the DGHS.

Sixty-one deaths were reported during this period, it said.


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