Cold-related diseases affect 5,876 people in 24 hrs

Various cold-related diseases have affected 5,876 people across the country in the last 24 hours, the government said.

Data from the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) control room showed that 922 of the patients received treatment for acute respiratory infection.

Another 2,028 were treated for diarrhoea, and 2,926 for other diseases including jaundice, inflammation in the eye, skin diseases, and fever.

Fifty deaths were reported across the country between November 1 and December 29 due to cold-related diseases.

Source: United News of Bangladesh