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Cholera epidemic: Two dead, 50 others hospitalised
Last Updated: Monday, 24 January 2011
The Ghana Health Service has confirmed a reported outbreak of cholera in parts of the country.
The Director General of the Ghana Health Service Dr. Elias Sory told Joy FM’s Super morning show host Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah that there is a cholera epidemic that has hit parts of the country.
This follows the reported death of one person in Accra with 13 others receiving treatment in various health centres in the capital.
The situation in the Central Region is no different as the Municipal Director of Health Services at Agona Swedru, Dr. Nii Adjei Adjetey confirmed to Joy News the death of one person with 45 others receiving treatment.
“The first case was reported on 22nd December, up to date, we have recorded 45 cases. Incidentally, the cases are not mainly from our district. They are coming from Agona East and Gomoa East. There is one death we have recorded,” he said.