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794 infected with respiratory problems in 24 hrs

Published: March 11, 2020 17:37:35

794 infected with respiratory problems in 24 hrs

Nearly 800 people were infected with respiratory problems across the country in the last 24 hours till Wednesday morning.

Data from the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) control room showed that 794 patients received treatment for Acute Respiratory Infection (ARI).

DGHS data also show that 107,125 patients took treatment for ARI while 22 people died of respiratory diseases from November 1 to March 10.

Meanwhile, another 1,672 people were treated for diarrhoea and 1,387 for other diseases, including jaundice, eye inflammation, skin problems and fever, reports UNB.

A total of 6,07,800 people were affected by various cold-related diseases across the country between November 1 and March 11, said the DGHS.

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