Cold-related diseases affect 5,432 people in 24 hrs

Various cold-related diseases have affected 5,432 people across the country in the last 24 hours, the government said on Saturday.Data from the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) control room showed that 768 of the patients received treatment for acute respiratory infection.
Another 1,904 were treated for diarrhoea, and 2,760 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 4 due to cold-related diseases, UNB.