Cholera — Nigeria
The Plateau State Government on Wednesday [9 Jun 2021] said the death toll in the cholera outbreak in the state had risen to 8. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Nimkong Lar, who disclosed this in an interview with The Punch in Jos, also said a total of 512 persons had been infected with the disease. According to him, out of the total number of infected persons, 484 patients had been discharged from various hospitals where they were receiving treatment.
Lar noted that the infected