Saturday, February 24, 2024
HomeNewsCholera epidemic rampant in Tigray Region

Cholera epidemic rampant in Tigray Region

Cholera Tigray
Recently Cholera pandemic has become prevalent in different parts of Ethiopia (Photo credit : WHO)

By Staff Reporter 

ADDIS ABABA – (BORKENA) – Ethio-FM reported here today quoting the health professionals in Tigray Region that the cholera epidemic has run rampant in 10 Woredas of the Region.

Accordingly, over two percent of the people located in areas, which are not under the control of the Regional Government were affected by the cholera epidemic, the news source disclosed.   

Public health risk coordinator  with the Health Bureau of Tigray Region, Mebrhatom Haftu,   told Ethio-FM 107.8 Radio that there “is a fear that the cholera outbreak that occurred in these stated places can be a disaster for the whole Tigray”.

The coordinator stated that three people died due to the cholera epidemic in the areas, which are not controlled by the Interim Administration of Tigray Region.  

Mebrhatom Haftu said that 26 people were infected and three died due to the epidemic,  rampant in the areas, which are under the control of the Interim Administration.

Mebrhatom Haftu further said that there were more than 100 patients in Woredas, Korum and Alamata, which are not fully controlled by the Interim Administration of Tigray Region. Three people died in Alamata Hospital, according to the health professional who was approached by Ethio-FM 107.8 Radio.

__

Join our Telegram Channel : t.me/borkena

Like borkena on Facebook

Add your business to Ethiopian Business Listing / Ethiopian Business Directory  

Join the conversation. Follow us on twitter @zborkena to get the latest Ethiopian News updates regularly.  Subscribe to YouTube channel To share information or for submission, send e-mail to info@borkena.com 

advertisment

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here