Cholera outbreak reported from Tarkwa Nsueam, Ghan

A total of 30 cases of cholera have been reported in the Tarkwa Nsueam Municipality. No deaths have been registred so far. Most of the cholera cases reported to the hospital were from communities such as Cyanide, Nkamponase, Bankyim, Nzemaline, Esuoso and some areas around Tarkwa.

Travellers to this area can reduce the risk of exposure to cholera by strictly observing all food and water precautions. If visiting this area and if gastrointestinal symptoms develop, e.g., vomiting and watery diarrhoea, seek medical care at once.

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