No fewer than 11 persons were said to have been killed by cholera outbreak which struck and affected six local government areas of Katsina State. Information reliably gathered revealed that five out of the 11 persons died in Funtua LG while the remaining six died in Kusada LG and as a result of the outbreak.
A source who spoke to Vanguard on a condition of anonymity said, “As at 29th and 30th of June, 2018, the death figure from cholera stood at 11 from 132 cases recorded in 6 local government areas of the state. We are already fully on ground to curb the spread of the disease,” the source reliably said.
Meanwhile, the outbreak was said to have been recorded in six local government areas of Funtua (40 cases), Kusada (83), Kaita (3 cases), Ingawa (4 cases), Kankia (1) and Katsina (1 case).