MINISTRY OF HEALTH

CHOLERA UPDATE

LUSAKA (November 24, 2017)

Nineteen (19) new cholera cases have been recorded while 41 patients
are currently under admission.

The new cases are; Chipata Compound (10 cases), Kanyama (6) and Matero (3)
Current admission are Chipata Compound (13), Kanyama (12) and Matero (16)
Cumulative cases; Chpata (129), Kanyama (113), Bauleni (1), Chawama
(3) and Matero (17)

The cumulative number of Cholera cases has since increased to 263 from
the time the disease broke out in Lusaka.

The Ministry has continued with provision of chlorine, decontaminating
pit latrines, sampling water sources, health promotion and working
with stakeholders in improving access to clean and safe drinking
water.

Members of the public are further reminded to adhere to hygiene
practices in order to prevent further spread of cholera.

Issued by
Stanslous Ngosa
Head Communications & External Relations
Ministry of Health


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