Surulere, Apapa, Oshodi affected as cholera outbreak kills 3 people in Lagos


The Lagos State Government has confirmed the outbreak of Cholera in the state.

The State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris who confirmed the development in Lagos on Wednesday that out of the 13 cases reported, three persons have died.

Worst affected places are, Ajeromi, Apapa, Lagos Island, Oshodi and Surulere.

The commissioner attributed the epidemic to contaminated wells, local food and non-washing of hands.

He urged residents of the state to report any known case to the nearest health centre.

Read more: Nation Newspapers

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