Deaths from Cholera hits 48 as Borno logs 65 new cases



At least three people have been confirmed dead as a result of Cholera in Borno State on Monday, taking the cumulative tally to 48.

According to an update posted by Borno State Contributory Healthcare Management Agency, BOSCHIMA, two of the casualties were recorded in Dikwa Local Government, while the other was in Jere Local Government.

According to the agency, the state recorded 65 new cases in six local government areas of the state.

The six local governments are Bama, Bayo, Biu, Dikwa, Jere and Kwaya Kusar.

It explained that the cumulative number of deaths so far is 48, out of a total of 860 cases as reported on September 20.

The agency therefore called on the public to stay safe, ensure personal and environmental hygiene.

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