Experts sent to Hammanskraal to test for cholera

The city's Selby Bokaba says several areas have been affected.

FILE: A woman collects water from a river. Picture: Sethembiso Zulu/EWN

JOHANNESBURG – The City of Tshwane says it's received information of a possible cholera outbreak in the Hammanskraal area.

It says a team of experts has been dispatched to conduct urgent tests.

The city's Selby Bokaba says several areas have been affected.

"Hammanskraal, Dilope, Themba and all those surrounding villages. But we’ve also, in the meantime, dispersed roaming water tankers to ensure continuous supply of water."