The Adamawa State Government has disclosed that the state recorded 500 Cholera cases with 23 deaths since outbreak of the disease in the state in September.
The Director of Public Health in the state Ministry of Health, Dr Celine Laori, confirmed the development yesterday in Yola.
Laori said the local government areas worst hit by cholera included Yola North, Girei and Lamurde respectively
According to her, “Since the outbreak of the disease in the state in September till date, we have recorded about 500 suspected cases and 23 deaths. Majority of those affected were treated and discharged.”
She called on the people of the state to maintain basic hygiene and sanitation, as well as ensure that food and water to be taken are safe.