Medical &Health

4,131 people affected in cold-related disease in 24 hours

Various cold-related diseases affected 4,131 people across the country in the last 24 hours, the government said on Tuesday.

Data from the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) control room showed that 885 of the patients received treatment for acute respiratory infection (ARI).

Another 2,003 people were treated for diarrhoea, and 1,243 for diseases including jaundice, inflammation in the eye, skin diseases, and fever.

A total of 4, 96,320 people were affected by various cold-related diseases across the country between November 1 and February 10.

Sixty-one deaths were reported during this period.

Source: United News of Bangladesh