157 cholera cases recorded in Cape Coast

The Director of Public Health at the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Badu-Sarkodie said that Ministry of Health together with other stakeholders have taken appropriate steps to ensure the disease does not spread outside the metropolis.

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This was revealed by the Director of Public Health at the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Badu-Sarkodie at a press conference in Accra today (Wednesday).

He mentioned that the outbreak started on October 21 after a patient was diagnosed with the disease at the University of Cape Coast hospital.

He mentioned that they Ministry of Health together with other stakeholders have taken appropriate steps to ensure the disease does not spread outside the metropolis.

Despite these measures that have been put in place Dr Badu-Sarkodie was quick to add that the population remains at risk if “they continue to drink unsafe or contaminated water, consume contaminated food and practice open defecation.

He encouraged the general public to report to a health centre nearby immediately they experience the cholera symptoms.

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