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5,440 people affected by cold-related diseases

Published: January 02, 2020 18:48:12 | Updated: January 02, 2020 18:59:33


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Various cold-related diseases have affected 5,440 people across the country in the last 24 hours, the government said on Thursday.

Data from the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) control room showed that 767 of the patients received treatment for acute respiratory infection.

Another 1,919 were treated for diarrhoea, and 2754 for other diseases including jaundice, inflammation in the eye, skin diseases, and fever.

Fifty-one deaths were reported across the country between November 1 and January 2 due to cold-related diseases, reports UNB.

 

 

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