Cold-related diseases affect 6,071 people in 24 hrs

DHAKA Various cold-related diseases have affected

6,071 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 945 of the patients received treatment for acute respiratory

infection.

Another 2,086 were treated for diarrhoea, and 3040 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 14 due to cold-related diseases.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)