MEMORANDUM BY THE MINISTER OF HEALTH AND CHILD CARE DR OBADIAH MOYO ON CHOLERA OUTBREAK SITUATION IN HARARE CITY AS OF 14 SEPTEMBER 2018
- New Cholera Outbreak in Harare
A cholera outbreak was reported on 6th of September 2018 from Harare City in Glen View and Budiriro Suburbs. This followed investigations by the Harare City Health Department of the rumours of deaths in the community.
From the start of the outbreak on the 1st of September 2018 to date a total of 5328 suspected cholera cases, 45 confirmed cases and 30 deaths have been reported from Harare City suburbs of Glen View, Budiriro and Beatrice Infectious Diseases Hospital. Of the deaths 22 institutional and 8 community deaths.