Friday June 17, 2022

Woman, 2 Kids Die of Cholera Outbreak in Barkhan District

QUETTA: Cholera outbreak on Friday claimed lives of three people, including two children and a woman, in Vitakari Marree Bohari area of Barkhan district.

According to the deputy commissioner Barkhan, the victims who died of cholera during 48 hours, included a 35-year-old woman and two children of 2 to 4 years.

District Health Officer (DHO) Barkhan Abdul Hameed Lehri said that the two children were identified as Muhammad Musa and Muhammad Mumtaz.

The DC Barkhan said measures were being taken to control the cholera outbreak, including setting up an emergency camp during the last 24 hours in the affected area and shifting the critical patients to a Dera Ghazi Khan hospital. Two patients being treated at DG Khan, were stated to be in stable condition, he added.

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