Mwenezi district hit by Cholera outbreak

Four cases of cholera have been confirmed in Mwenezi District, Masvingo Province, with Government calling for improved hygienic practices and sanitary services across the country as the rains begin. Sources interviewes by The Herald said, the four people are part of 300 other worshippers of an apostolic sect popularly known as Jekenisheni who were gathering near Rutenga. The affected were, however, attended to and discharged from the clinic.

The latest confirmed cases brings the total number of cholera cases recorded in the district to eight since the beginning of the year. Health and Child Care Minister Dr David Parirenyatwa said the outbreak was now under control after teams were dispatched to the district. He also urged Zimbabweans to practice strict hygienic standards especially now that the rainy season has started.

More: Herald 

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