36 Deaths of Cholera since the Beginning of 2019 in Al-Mahweet




The Health office in Al-Mahweet Governorate confirmed the death of 36 cases of cholera since the beginning of January until 16 September.

A report issued by the health office in the governorate recorded 29 thousand and 625 cases of the epidemic in various districts of the province and 813 suspect cases outside the province.

The director of the governorate’s health office, Dr. Amin Mohammed Hubeish, hailed the efforts exerted to treat patients through 10 centers and 83 irrigation angles to receive cases, in addition to continuing to strengthen measures and procedures to face the epidemic.

He noted that awareness-raising and education activities continue in coordination with the Ministry of Health and relevant authorities, institutions and organizations to promote awareness of ways to prevent cholera and to combat its spread.