Ten cholera cases recorded in two hospitals at Tarkwa

choleraMr. Ebenezer Tetteh, the Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipal Disease Control Officer, on Friday said the municipality had recorded 10 cholera cases.

Speaking in an interview with the Ghana News Agency (GNA) at Tarkwa, he said eight of the cases were recorded at the new Municipal Hospital at Bogrekrom, while two cases were recorded at the old Tarkwa Government Hospital.

Mr. Tetteh said nine of the patients had been treated and discharged with only one female patient still on admission at the Tarkwa Government Hospital.

Mr. Tetteh said the patients were from Tarkwa, Accra, Huni/Valley and Aboso.

The medical superintendent in charge of the Municipal hospital, Dr. Ebenezer Acquah, urged Ghanaians to cultivate the habit of washing their hands frequently to protect themselves against cholera.

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