In Summary
  • On Friday 16 new cases were received at the Narok County Referral Hospital.
  • Acting County Director of Health Daniel Sironka advised residents to be on high alert and report any signs of the disease.
  • Mr Sironka said the outbreak in the two villages was as a result of drinking contaminated water from rivers.

The Narok County government has banned hawking of food in a bid to prevent the spread of a cholera outbreak that has killed two people with at least 54 admitted to the Narok County Referral Hospital in the past three days.

The ban will remain in force until the disease is contained.

On Friday 16 new cases were received at the hospital.

However, 21 were treated and discharged while 33 were admitted.

HARDEST HIT

The hardest hit areas include Narok town and Mosiro in Narok East.

Acting County Director of Health Daniel Sironka advised residents to be on high alert and report any signs of the disease.

Mr Sironka said health officials are currently supplying households in the affected areas of Enenkasurai and Olenkuluo in Narok East with drugs and clean water.

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