The Financial Express

4,521 people affected by cold-related disease in 24 hrs

Published: February 17, 2020 18:48:03

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Various cold-related diseases have affected 4,521 people across the country in the last 24 hours, the government said on Monday.

Data from the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) control room showed that 976 of the patients received treatment for acute respiratory infection.

Another 2065 were treated for diarrhoea and 1470 for other diseases including jaundice, inflammation in the eye, skin diseases, and fever.

Sixty one deaths were reported across the country between November 1 and February 16 due to cold-related diseases, reports BSS.




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