A report handed to Kenya's Health Cabinet Secretary Cleopa Mailu also showed that the 1,000 were from a sample of 2,500 people who sought treatment from hospitals in the area.
During his tour of the area, Marsabit Governor Mohamud Ali listed a number of challenges faced by the region’s health department, among them lack of specialists in the county.
The governor also urged the Health ministry to help him with his plans to establish a branch of the Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) in Marsabit.
The capital Praia alone had recorded 170 cases, DW Radio said, adding that at least 14 infections were imported from the malaria endemic countries.
Generally, the Cape Verde carries low risk of malaria aside from the islands of Boavista and Sao Tiago, where there may be a risk between August and November.
Cape Verde has this year recorded the worst malaria outbreak in over two decades, media reported
A fisherman's camp was engulfed by part of a mountain after heavy rains caused a landslide.
A doctor at the nearby Tshomia Hospital, Herve Isamba, said they were treating four people injured in the landslide.
Fishing on Lake Albert is one of the main occupations in Ituri, which borders Uganda
A landslide has swept over a fishing village on the banks of a lake in the northeast Democratic Republic of Congo, killing 40 people, a regional official said Thursday.
Kenya's Health Cabinet Secretary (CS) Cleopa Mailu on Wednesday announced that Jacaranda and San Valencia hotels in Nairobi have been closed down indefinitely in the wake of cholera outbreak.
The two hotels are said to have offered catering services at events where participants were later hospitalised after developing cholera-related symptoms.
The minister further said 12 counties have been affected by the outbreak with Nairobi and Garissa, in the northeast, being the worst hit.
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Thirty three cholera victims are hospitalised various health facilities in Nairobi, county executive Dr Benard Muia says.
In the past two months, 96 cholera cases have been confirmed in the Kenyan capital, the county official said.
Three fatalities have been reported so far.
On Friday, three top government officials and several staff from the Trade and the Treasury ministries were treated for cholera-related symptoms.
This was after they ate food served during a trade event at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC).