Connect with us

News

One dead, 13 hospitalised in fresh cholera outbreak in Taraba

Published

on

Taraba State Assembly okays death penalty, life imprisonment for kidnappers

One person has been confirmed dead and 13 others hospitalized in a fresh outbreak of cholera at Jen-Ardido community, Karim Lamido Local Government Area of Taraba State.

The Chairman of Karim Lamido LGA, Markus Hamidu, who confirmed the incident to journalists on Thursday, said health practitioners had been deployed to the community to check further outbreaks.

READ ALSO: NCDC confirms over 3,000 deaths from cholera in 31 states, FCT

He sympathised with the victims and assured them that efforts are ongoing to address the matter.

The chairman added that the cause of the cholera outbreak in the area has not been ascertained.

The latest came just three months after seven persons were killed and several others hospitalized over a cholera outbreak in Tella LGA.

Join the conversation

Opinions

Support Ripples Nigeria, hold up solutions journalism

Balanced, fearless journalism driven by data comes at huge financial costs.

As a media platform, we hold leadership accountable and will not trade the right to press freedom and free speech for a piece of cake.

If you like what we do, and are ready to uphold solutions journalism, kindly donate to the Ripples Nigeria cause.

Your support would help to ensure that citizens and institutions continue to have free access to credible and reliable information for societal development.

Donate Now

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

one × one =

Investigations