The death toll in the cholera outbreak in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital, has risen to five, the state government has said.
The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health in Ogun State, Dr. Ayinde Akinsanya, disclosed this on Friday, during a press briefing in Abeokuta.
Akinsanya said so far, the number of reported cases has risen to 12 and five persons have died.
DAILY POST had reported Thursday that four persons in Abule-Otun in the Abeokuta North Local Government Area of the state have lost their lives to the cholera outbreak.
Addressing newsmen on the outbreak, the Permanent Secretary in the ministry of health said, a baby died at the Federal Medical Centre, Idi-Aba, Abeokuta, while others did not go to any health facility in the state.
He said the other seven cases have been…