Medics attending to the cholera patient in KNH 2017 Photo/Fred Mutune

Four people have been tested positive of cholera disease in Kitengela Sub-county Hospital.

The Public Health Department in Kitengela has issued a cholera alert to its residents advising them to take necessary precautions like boiling water before drinking and washing of fruits and hands before eating.

In other news, Machakos County Government has cautioned its residents against drinking untreated water after complaints of diarrhea cases being reported in Mavoko Sub-County.

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According to the Machakos Public Health Officer, drinking water supplied by EPZA Company on 8th March has been said to have objectionable smell, taste and colour.

“You are hereby advised to treat all drinking and production water before use. Kindly report to this office and advise your staff to visit the nearest health facility in cases of diarrhea,” said Mavoko Sub-county Public Health Officer.

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