DHAKA, Bangladesh

At least 50 people have died in Bangladesh in less than two months as the cold weather continues its grip across the country, a government report revealed on Sunday.

According to the latest report, nearly 283,000 people have been affected by different cold-hit diseases in some 300 local government areas, or unions, across the country since Nov. 1.

People have been mainly affected by respiratory infections, diarrhea, jaundice, inflammation of the eyes, skin diseases and fever, said the report.

“We have figured out the fatalities based on indoor and outdoor information from hospitals and health centers across the

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