Zimbabwean government has declared a cholera outbreak in the capital Harare after the death toll rose to 20.
On Tuesday, the New Health Minister Obadiah Moyo said that the outbreak manifested after the people drank contaminated water.
“We are declaring an emergency for Harare. This will enable us to contain cholera, typhoid and whatever is going on.
“We don’t want any further deaths,” Moyo said after touring a hospital treating patients in the capital.
According to NAN, that authorities on Monday said 18 people have died over the past week in Harare, and scores fallen ill after a cholera and typhoid outbreak in some areas.