Cholera Reported In Namwala
Namwala District in Southern Province has recorded one confirmed case of cholera at Moobola rural health centre centre in chief Muchila’s chiefdom. Namwala District acting Medical officer Dr.Faceroy Nkole confirmed the outbreak of the cholera case after using rapid diagnostic test (RDT) which was positive.
He said by broadcast press time the patient was stable and so far there has not been any new cases of cholera.
Dr. Nkole added in statement to ZANIS today that the district health office was however ready to contain the further spread of the cholera cholera outbreak the following the confirmed case in Chief Muchila’s chiefdom.
He revealed that massive chlorination of water drinking points was being done while community sensitisation and education on cholera in the affected areas is being conducted as well as active surveillance and prompted management in area was being conducted..