Outbreak of cholera in Bauchi claims 20 lives
Bauchi State have been hit by a fresh cholera outbreak, which has killed at least, 20 persons in some parts of the state.
It was gathered that about 322 persons have been infected with the disease.
Dr Aliyu Mohammed Maigoro, the State Commissioner for Health, gave an update on the situation during a media briefing on Tuesday morning.
He said the outbreak has spread across nine local government areas since the first case was recorded in April.
According to the Commissioner, the index case was a 37-year-old patient, who was admitted at Burra General Hospital on 24 April, 2021.
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