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Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Cholera Outbreak causing chaos in Lagos state, leaving some dead...

Not less than 2 persons have been reported dead as a result of Cholera outbreak in 3 LGA of Lagos state while 25 others residing in Lagos, have been hospitalised and currently receiving medical treatment.

At a press conference with the Lagos state Government that place yesterday at Alausa, revealed that the cases came in form of stooling and vomiting which can be liken to symptoms of Cholera.

Adding that the cholera outbreak was as a result of the heavy down pour currently experienced by the state and the aftermath of flooding in most parts of the state.

Whie speaking on the matter, Dr Jide Idris the Commissioner of Health joined at the briefing by Mr Steve Ayorinde the Commissioner of Information and Strategy revealed that the outbreak had been trailed to 3 LGA which are: Surulere, Oshodi-Isolo and Somolu.

Stating that as at yesterday the 25th of July, a total number of 27 cases have been recorded by their epidemiology/disease surveillance officers of which 2 out of the 27 cases have been confirmed dead.

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