No fewer than 20 people have been killed in a fresh cholera outbreak in Bauchi State.
About 322 persons have reportedly been infected in the outbreak which has spread across nine local government areas of the state.
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Bauchi State Commissioner of Health, Dr Aliyu Mohammed Maigoro, gave an update on the situation during a media briefing on Tuesday.
Maigoro explained that the index case, a 37-year-old patient, was admitted at Burra General Hospital on 24 April 2021.