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Death Toll From Cholera Outbreak Rises To 37 In Bauchi

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Seventeen more deaths have been recorded in Bauchi State bringing the number of people who have lost their lives to the recent cholera outbreak to 37.

The Executive Chairman, Bauchi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Dr Rilwan Mohammed made the disclosure in a recent update made available to newsmen on Monday saying that the disease had spread to 15 local government areas of the state from the initial nine.

He said that 1,799 cases were recorded from May 25 to the time of compiling the report.

He listed that the affected LGAs as Ganjuwa, Dass, Bauchi, Giade, Jama’are, Darazo, Misau, Ningi and Shira, Warji, Zaki, Alkaleri, Tafawa Balewa, Shira and Kirfi.

Mohammed said Bauchi LGA was the worst hit with 1,334 cases and 18 deaths while Toro had 165 cases, Ningi 91 cases and Dass 60 cases with four, three and two deaths respectively.

 

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