A school student died and another about 70 people had been afflicted with diarrhoea in Jurachhari upazila in Rangamati district in last two days, health officials said on Sunday.
Rangabi Chakma, a class two student of Amtala village was reported to have died from diarrhoea on Friday, said Ananya Chakma, health officer of Jurachhari Upazila Health Complex.
Authorities at Jurachhari Health Complex rushed a five-member medical team to provide medical treatment to the diarrhoea patients in the affected villages, some of them in remote hills.
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Ten patients from the hilly Amtala village under the Moidang union of the upazila were sent to Rangamati upazila health complex on Friday.