Health Ministry: 1456 confirmed infections, 49 fatalities due to Cholera in Syria

Damascus, SANA- Health Ministry announced Saturday that the total number of confirmed cases of cholera raised to 1456 distributed to 884 in Aleppo, 223 in Deir Ezzor, 86 in Hasaka, 53 in Raqqa, 81 in Lattakia, 26 in Sweida, 17 in Damascus, 32 in Hama, 24in Homs, 5 in Daraa and 3 in Quneitra, 13 in Damascus countryside and 9 in Tartous.

The total number of fatalities caused by cholera disease reached 49, among them 40 in Aleppo, 4 in Hasaka, 2 in Deir Ezzor and 1 in Damascus, 1 in Homs and 1 in Hama.

The Ministry called on citizens to follow public health measures and behaviors such as washing hands, drinking water from a safe source, and washing fruits and vegetables well.

Hala Zain

 

 

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