By Bernard Masereka
A cholera outbreak in Bukonzo West constituency in Kasese district has left one person dead.
One person died at Bwera hospital cholera treatment centre after he was admitted.
The medical superintendent Bwera hospital Dr. Alphonse Gatare told a meeting of stakeholders at Bwera hospital that nine people have died of cholera since October 2011.
"It's unfortunate that our people continue to die of such a primitive disease" Dr. Gatare noted.
He said that Nyakiyumba sub-county has registered the highest number of patients of cholera with about 100 people infected in the area since October last year. He said that all sub-counties in the constituency have reported cases of cholera.