Diarrhoea breaks out in Bandarban

Our Correspondent

15 June, 2021 12:00 AM printer

BANDARBAN: Diarrhoea has taken an alarming turn in Bandarban district and claimed six lives in Ali Kadam upazila in two days.

According to the local health office, six people have died in Yangcha and Manglumpara under Korukpata union on Sunday and Monday.

Scorching heat and lack of pure drinking water are attributed to the spread of diarrhoea in the remote hilly union, said Bandarban Civil Surgeon Dr Aungsuipru Marma.

He said, on information, two medical teams of the health department were sent to the area to provide treatment.