Cholera outbreak confirmed in Cabinda

from Government of Angola
Published on 08 May 2013 View Original

Cabinda - Health authorities in Northern Cabinda have announced the existence of cholera outbreak, due to diharroeas cases in the capital city of the province, Angop has learnt.

This was disclosed by the provincial secretary of health, Carlos Zeca, who explained that this can be confirmed through the laboratory exames done in Luanda.

Carlos Zeca said that the first cases were recorded on April 29, 2013, totalising currently 89 cases with six deaths, being three at home and the rest in hospitals.

Fifteen patients suffering from cholera are receiving medical treatment at 28 de Agosto hospital.