Cholera alert

Government on high alert after two Cholera deaths in Mt Darwin

Government is on high alert to combat the Cholera outbreak that has killed two people in Mt Darwin where several people have been admitted. 

Mt Darwin hospital nursing officer Anna Chinyemba confirmed the Cholera cases to journalists.

Cabinet committee on Disaster management said it was ready to deal with the cholera outbreak reported in Mount Darwin.

Environment, Tourism and Hospitality Industry, Prisca Mupfumira, who is a member of the committee, said efforts were being made to address the challenge. 

In September, the disease took more than fifty lives, most of them in Harare.

Government is setting up treatment camps in Mt Darwin following suspected cholera deaths.

Health and Child Care Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo said this was to make sure that the disease is contained as soon as possible.
More than 66 people have been admitted at Mt Darwin District Hospital suffering from the waterborne disease. 

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