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Cold diseases affect 5,626 people in 24 hrs

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Staff Reporter
Various cold-related diseases have affected 5,626 people across the country in the last 24 hours, a press release said today.
Data from the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) control room showed that 931 of the patients received treatment for acute respiratory infection.
Another 1,924 were treated for diarrhoea, and 2,767 for other diseases including jaundice, inflammation in the eye, skin diseases, and fever.
Fifty four deaths were reported across the country between November 1 and January 12 due to cold-related diseases.