WC parents urged to teach kids good hygiene amid meningitis outbreak
More than 30 people, mostly children, have been infected with the virus in Mossel Bay.
More than 30 people, mostly children, have been infected with the virus in the southern Cape Town of Mossel Bay.
Provincial health spokesperson Mark van der Heever says there haven't been any reported cases in Cape Town and surrounding areas.
"Teach the children to also practice good personal hygiene, wash hand regularly after going to the toilet and after playing with animals."
The last four cases were reported on Thursday, bring the total number of people hospitalised due to enteroviral meningitis to 34 since December.
The department says this meningitis is not the bacterial kind, which is more lethal.