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DGHS: 4,034 affected in cold-related diseases in 24hrs

  • Published at 07:05 pm January 5th, 2020
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51 deaths reported across the country from November 2019

As many as 4,034 people across the country have been affected by various cold-related diseases in the last 24 hours.

Health Emergency Operations Centre and Control Room at Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said this, in a statement, on Sunday.

Among the affected, a total of 1,604 patients received treatment for diarrhoea, while 604 others for acute respiratory infection, the DGHS data said. 

Besides, 1,826 patients also received treatment for other diseases including jaundice, dysentery, eye inflammation, skin diseases, and fever.

Fifty-one deaths were reported across the country between November 1 and January 4 due to cold-related diseases, it added.