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Two laboratory-confirmed cases of cholera detected in Limpopo

Zuko Komisa Image | Adobe Stock The province of Limpopo's health department announced on Monday that two cases of cholera had been identified. The Department of Health claims that Zimbabwe is the source of both cases. Residents have been warned to exercise caution and practice good personal hygiene. Point of View with Phemelo Motene spoke to the Department of Health's Foster Mohale who gives further details of the cases. Listen […]

today17/01/2024

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Cholera death toll has risen to 43 in South Africa

Zuko Komisa Cholera death toll has risen to 43 in South Africa. The Department of Health announced on Sunday that 43 people have already died as a result of the cholera outbreak. The department reports that 197 of the 1 045 suspected cases of cholera in South Africa's 15 out of 52 districts and five provinces were confirmed in labs. With 176 cases recorded in three districts, Gauteng continues to […]

today26/06/2023

cholera spreads to Limpopo

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Cholera spreads to Limpopo with first case confirmed

By: Natasha Archary Image: Karolina Grabows Pexels The Limpopo Department of Health has confirmed the province's first case of cholera. Health MEC Dr. Phophi Ramathuba says a 26-year old Zimbabwean national was admitted to the Musina Hospital on Friday, 26 May. Ramathuba says that the case is not out of the ordinary as there has been an outbreak in the neighbouring Beitbridge district of Zimbabwe. According to the MEC, the […]

today31/05/2023

Investigation underway

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Ramaphosa: Investigation underway to track source of cholera outbreak

By: Natasha Archary Image: Omer Faruq Khan Pexels President Cyril Ramaphosa assures South Africans that ending cholera and ensuring the country's water is safe for all is a priority. In his weekly newsletter issued on Monday, 29 May, the President said an investigation is underway into the source of the outbreak. The President says technical teams from the City of Tshwane, the Department of Water and Sanitation, and the provincial […]

today29/05/2023

Hammanskraal cholera

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Hammanskraal cholera death toll climbs to 23

By: Natasha Archary Image: Yogendra Singh Pexels The Gauteng Department of Health confirms that 229 patients have been treated at the Jubilee District Hospital after exhibiting signs of cholera. This after a cholera outbreak in Hammanskraal claimed the lives of 23 people. In the past few days, 23 other patients were transferred to hospitals around Tshwane. According to the Department, from Saturday, 27 May, 77 patients were admitted for diarrheal […]

today29/05/2023

Hammanskraal cholera outbreak water point

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Church Group to Open a Case for mass murder in Hammanskraal

Pitso Molemane A religious group representing more than a thousand churches in the country started a class-action lawsuit process over the water crisis in Hammanskraal. The Active African Christian United Movement says it wants the court to hold the City of Tshwane accountable for the murder of a large number of people in Hammanskraal. The decision to take action happened after 20 people died after the cholera outbreak. The church […]

today26/05/2023

hammanskraal cholera outbreak

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Hammanskraal Resident blames the government for the death of her grandmother

Dohne Damons Kamogelo Stock talks to Phemelo Motene about the death of her granny. Before sharing the horrific details of her granny's experience, she talks about the history of Hammanskraal's water challenges. Stock says that she stopped drinking water in Hammanskraal in 2016. Around 2016 there was a strike regarding the water saga, where we were burning tyres and blocking the roads because we were wanting clean water. We were […]

today24/05/2023

cholera outbreak

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Cholera outbreak in Hammanskraal causes 10 deaths

Dohne Damons Gauteng Health confirmed that there is a Cholera outbreak in Hammanskraal in the City of Tshwane. This was after lab tests of 19 people with symptoms that they presented were confirmed as caused by Cholera. Since 15 May Jubilee Hospital recorded 95 people with symptoms of diarrhea, stomach cramps, and nausea. The hospital currently has 37 admitted Cholera cases and reported 10 deaths. The 10 people that died […]

today22/05/2023

NEWS

10 cholera cases including one death have been reported since 5 February

Photo by Waldemar on Unsplash 10 cholera cases including one death have been reported since 5 February. The Department of Health has voiced concern over the rise in locally acquired indigenous cholera cases in the wake of the four new cases reported in Gauteng over the past week. None of the new cholera cases reported recent travel (domestic or foreign), and there was no proof of a connection to imported […]

today30/03/2023

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