Haiti: suspected cholera cases continue to rise

Haiti: suspected cholera cases continue to rise

The number of cholera contaminations continues to increase in Haiti, according to a new bulletin from the Ministry of Public Health obtained on Tuesday.

The new figures fuel fears of a new disaster in this country already plunged into a humanitarian and security crisis.

As of Monday, 606 suspected and 66 confirmed cases have been identified in total, according to this bulletin. That is an increase of 222 new suspected cases counted between October 13 and 17.

In addition, 22 deaths were recorded in medical structures.

Suspicious cases have also been listed in new regions of this Caribbean country, the bulletin indicates, in particular in the departments of the center, Artibonite and Center.

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