6,197 people affected by cold-related disease in 24 hrs

DHAKA Various cold-related diseases have affected

6,197 people across the country in the last 24 hours, a press release said

today.

Data from the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) control room

showed that 1013 of the patients received treatment for acute respiratory

infection.

Another 2120 were treated for diarrhoea and 3064 for other diseases

including jaundice, inflammation in the eye, skin diseases and fever.

Fifty four deaths were reported across the country between November 1

and January 13 due to cold-related diseases.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)