Speaking during a cholera medicine handover ceremony held in Harare on Friday, Minister of Health and Child Care, Obadiah Moyo said 5 people from Buhera died recently from the cholera outbreak putting the national death toll at 54.
The majority of deaths were mainly from Harare’s Glen View and Budiriro suburbs. Moyo encouraged people to get vaccinated against Cholera. Said Moyo:
We were stagnant at 49 deaths and suddenly five people died in Buhera. This has brought our numbers to a total of 54 deaths in Zimbabwe. I want to encourage everyone to be vaccinated so that we can be able to prevent a new wave of cholera. The vaccination is safe, Members of Parliament and the Senate led by example and the majority were vaccinated against cholera.