Lusaka has recorded One Hundred new cases of Cholera in the last 24 hours with 19 other cases recorded from other districts across the country.
Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya has disclosed that the number of deaths has increased from 57 to 61 deaths.
Dr. Chilufya says 2 Thousand 4 Hundred and 18 out of the total 2 Thousand 6 Hundred 72 people in Lusaka have been successfully treated and discharged.
The Minister of Health was speaking at Cholera update meeting at the Ministry of Health Head Quarters in Lusaka.
And Dr. Chilufya has thanked cooperating partners supporting the government in combating the Cholera epidemic.
Meanwhile, Delter Energy and Neria’s investment limited have donated 2 Million Kwacha towards to fighting the disease.
Neria’s Investments limited General Manager Martin Chaikatisha said the donation is part of the sister companies corporate social responsibility to supplement Government’s efforts to fight the disease.
Speaking During the briefing Minister in office of the Vice President Silvia Chalikosa said the money will be dedicated solely towards the fight of the disease.