Solwezi Urban Clinic in Solwezi district has been Closed from the public to access health care services.

Speaking during the media briefing Solwezi district health director Doctor Buumba Bubala says health facility has been closed due to the high number of Cholera cases being recorded in Solwezi.

Dr.Bubala said that Solwezi District has recorded 44 cases of Cholera and 24 people are still admitted in Solwezi cholera center.

She said that kazomba has become a hotspot with high number of Cholera with 10 Cases, Messenger compound 09 Cases, Kyawama compound 3 Cases while wisdom compound has recorded 2 cases among other communities.

The District Health Director – DHD has however stated that the Closure of Urban Clinic has been neccestated by the high number of Cholera being recorded and also urban being the cholera treatment center.

Dr. Mubala further said that the facility will only be attending to Maternal child health McH, maternity and delivery cases, GBV, ART/HIV and TB Patients .
She has advised members of the public to access health services from the nearby clinics such as Prison’s, Kazomba, Zambia Kimasala and other clinics around Solwezi.

And provincial public health specialist Mr. Kizito Sampa said that the province has recorded 69 Cases of Cholera.
Mr. Sampa said that the province has also recorded Four brought in dead BID cases of Cholera.

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