So far, 26 children have died suffering from winter-related diseases in Rangpur Medical Hospital in the last ten days.
The situation is dire for the children and older people as the chilling temperature has been continuing in the northern district.
"As many as 275 patients including children and adults have been admitted to the hospital suffering from winter-related diseases," said Dr Shahadat Hossain, deputy director of Rangpur Medical College Hospital.
Meanwhile, another person has been admitted at the hospital's burn unit, the deputy director said, adding that so far 22 people have been admitted to the hospital who suffered burn injuries while trying to stay warm by the fire.
"So far, five persons have died of their injuries, after a woman named Rozina Akter, 27, of Mithapurkur died of her burn injuries today," Dr Shahadat added.
An ongoing cold-wave has gripped the northern districts. According to the Met Office, the temperature of Rangpur was 9.4 degree Celsius this morning, while at Tetulia it was 8.2 degree Celsius.
The weather was foggy with no sunlight and vehicles have been plying on the highway with their headlights on.