Cholera outbreak leaves 19 dead, 286 others hospitalised in C’River

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About 19 persons have been confirmed dead and 286 others hospitalised in different communities and health facilities in Cross Rivers State as a result of Cholera outbreak.

The State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Janet Ekpenyong, who confirmed this, said that 286 cases were confirmed from Rapid Diagnosis Testing at the weekend.

Janet who advised the people to avoid self-medication said that the procedures have been set up to completely contain the outbreak.

According to reports, out of the 89 communities that make up Obubra LGA, 51 of them were affected.

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