Diarrhoea breaks out in Bandarban; Six die
Published : Monday, 14 June, 2021 at 2:35 PM Count : 282
Diarrhoea has taken an alarming turn in Bandarban district and claimed six lives in Ali Kadam upazila in two days.
According to the local health office, six poeple have died in Yangcha and Manglum para under Korukpata union on Sundy and Monday.
The water-borne disease is spreading fast in the backwood areas having tribal Mro poeple.
Scorching heat and lack of pure drinking water are attributed to the spread of diarrhoea in the remote hilly union, said Bandarban Civil Surgeon Dr Aungsuipru Marma.
He said, one information, two medical teams of the Health department were sent to the area to provide treatment.