By MN Reporter
Three people in Migori county have tested positive for deadly cholera disease after an outbreak in nearby Tanzania.
County Deputy Governor Mahiri Gimunta confirmed during a press conference at the Migori Referral Hospital.
“County has confirmed cholera and three patients have been admitted ant Kehancha sub-county hospital,” he said.
A week ago, a patient who has cross over to Bunda in Tanzania has suspected symptoms of cholera when he started vomiting and having a running watery stool.
Tests turned negative after he was treated in Bunda area.
County health services executive Awuor Nyerere said they are on high alert as they have put in place community health volunteers, ward admins, village elders, chiefs and their assistants to help in reporting cases and tracing contacts.