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More Cholera cases reported in Zimbabwe

More suspected cholera cases have been detected in Zimbabwe during the past 24 hours with reports that 14 people are hospitalized countrywide.

A total of nine new cases were reported, all locals Mutasa (three), Beitbridge (two), Mbire (two) Marondera (one), and Chimanimani (one)

According to the Ministry of Health, daily situational report the cholera outbreak in the country in 2023 started on February 12, 2023, in Chegutu town, Mashonaland West Province.

Cases have been reported 8 provinces of the country since the beginning of 2023, having no epidemiological link to each other. As of Thursday, a cumulative total of 216 suspected cholera cases, two confirmed deaths, three suspected cholera deaths and twenty-five (25) laboratory confirmed cases were reported,” read the report.

In other news – Man who was found dead in car at Parirenyatwa identified

A man who was recently found dead in a car outside Parirenyatwa Hospital in Harare has been positively identified as Emmanuel Dylan Matiza, alias Big Dealer, who was on police’s wanted list for committing a spate of robberies around the Harare in a gang of six.

The silver Honda Fit in which his body was found had been stolen in Parktown, Waterfalls, Harare. Of the five in the suspected gang, he is the second to die with a third under arrest. Police are hunting for the outstanding three. Learn More

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