The Financial Express

3,882 people affected by cold-related disease in 24 hrs  

Published: February 26, 2020 17:58:22

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Various cold-related diseases affected 3,882 people across the country in the last 24 hours.

Data from the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) control room showed that 912 of the patients received treatment for acute respiratory infection (ARI).

Another 1,766 people were treated for diarrhoea and 1,204 for other diseases, including jaundice, eye inflammation, skin problems and fever.

A total of 556,741 people were affected by various cold-related diseases across the country between November 1 and February 26, said the DGHS.

Sixty-one deaths were reported during this period, it said, reports UNB.


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