Cholera Numbers Increase

The number of cholera cases as well as the death toll increase. According to reports in local media, the number of cholera cases have increased and has now reached 5045. The death toll has risen from 28 to 30.

Health and Child Care Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo yesterday confirmed the death of two more people. Recorded Cholera cases have reached 5 463.

Said Moyo:

The total number of deaths has risen by two to 30 people who have died of cholera. Control measures remain in place.

We are increasing water supplies and medication to the affected areas following assistance from various partners. We have also received drugs and protective clothing.

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