Panic As Nigeria Records 60 Deaths, 698 Cases Of Cholera In 72hrs

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The federal government has announced that cases of cholera in the FCT have risen from 604 to 698 within 72 hours.

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

She said the Federal Capital Territory Administration has begun to intensify community sensitization to check cholera and other severe acute diarrhoea diseases in the territory.

While assuring that the administration would do everything within its power to prevent the spread of the disease, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu revealed that the death toll from the disease has now hit 60.

Meanwhile, the Chairman of Municipal Area Council, Abdullahi Adamu Candido, pledged the commitment of his council to ensuring 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.

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