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Two dead amid cholera outbreak in Mozambique

Another 200 people have fallen ill from the water-borne disease, which broke out last month.

Picture: EWN

ZIMBABWE - Two people have died from a cholera outbreak in Mozambique’s capital Maputo.

Another 200 people have fallen ill from the water-borne disease, which broke out last month.

Reports say this is the first cholera outbreak in Maputo since 2014.

It appears to have been triggered by critical water shortages and then worsened by heavy rains that flooded low-lying neighbourhoods last month.

So far, four out of Maputo's seven districts have recorded cholera cases and there have been two deaths.

The Mozambique News Agency says cholera patients have been isolated at a treatment centre at the city's main Mavalane hospital.

Cases of cholera are also being reported in Tete province in north-western Mozambique.

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