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Eight new cholera cases recorded

Eight new cases of cholera have been reported in three districts in the Greater Accra Region.
Four of the cases were reported from Adabraka Down near Circle, one of the areas hit by the recent flooding of the capital and one from Ablekuma Sub-metro in the Accra Metropolis.
The other two cases were reported from La Nkwantanang Municipality. No death has, however, been recorded.
This brings the total number of cholera cases as at June 13, 2015 to 601 cases with five deaths.
The cases countrywide were reported from 31 districts in eight regions with a case fatality rate of 0.8 percent.
The country had prior to the Wednesday heavy rainfall that occurred in Accra experienced weeks of no cholera reported cases. Cholera cases had declined significantly to zero before the rains set in.
Credit: Daily Guide

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