Cholera kills two in Ekiti

Two people have been confirmed dead in a cholera outbreak in Igbaraodo-Ekiti ,a town in Ekiti state.

The state’s Commissioner for Health, Olusola Fasuba, confirmed the deaths, saying that at least 20 cases of the infection has been recorded.

The outbreak was first noticed last week after some residents complained of vomiting and diarrhea.

According to the commissioner, victims are currently receiving treatment in various hospitals in the town, and the situation brought under control.

He said the state’s health ministry has dispatched a rapid response team to the town, led by the director, of disease control, Ayodele Seluwa.

Mr. Fasuba said that the team had visited the victims at the General Hospital, Ilawe-Ekiti, where three people were receiving treatment; and Tayo & Tayo Medical Clinic,  where eight victims are hospitalized.

The state’s health ministry has since sent out publicity campaigns asking for vigilance and increased hygiene by residents.


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