Cholera spreads in Abuja councils as death toll rises

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The cholera outbreak in the FCT is spreading fast as cases now rise frochm 604 to 698 in 72 hours.

No fewer than 60 patients are now dead.

FCT Minister of State Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu disclosed this at a community sensitization on cholera in Pyakasa and Gwagwa in Abuja.

According to her,  the Federal Capital Territory Administration has intensified community sensitization to check cholera and other severe acute diarrhoea diseases in the territory.

Chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council, Abdullahi Adamu Candido, said his council will ensure the sensitization of all the four chiefdoms in AMAC.

He said traditional rulers will be trained on preventive measures to prevent cholera in their communities