Cold-related diseases affect 5,947 people in 24 hrs

Various cold-related diseases have affected 5,947people across the country in the last 24 hours, the government said on Tuesday.Data from the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) control room showed that 834 of the patients received treatment for acute respiratory infection.
Another 1,916 were treated for diarrhoea, and 3,197 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, reports UNB.