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Bauchi: Cholera outbreak claims 20 lives

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Bauchi: Cholera outbreak claims 20 lives

A fresh cholera outbreak in Bauchi State 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.

The State Commissioner for Health, Dr Aliyu Mohammed Maigoro, gave an update on the situation during a media briefing on Tuesday morning.

Bauchi: Cholera outbreak claims 20 lives

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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