Cholera death toll in Haiti rises to 4,549

Published: 17/02/2011 05:00



The cholera death toll in Haiti
rose to 4,549, Haitian Health authorities said on Wednesday.

Some Haitian are seen at
a cholera treatment center of Medecins Sans Frontieres MSF (Doctors Without
Borders) in Port-au-Prince Jan. 15, 2011. (Xinhua File Photo)

According to information reaching
here from Port-au-Prince, Haiti’s capital, the Public Health and People’s
Ministry (MSPP) said in a recent report that the figures were updated till Feb.

The cholera outbreak began on
October 2010 in Haiti and since then it has affected 231,070 people, 124,482 of
them were hospitalized.

The Artibonite region continues
being the most affected by the epidemic with a total of 866 deaths, while in the
West department 823 people have died. Cholera were reported in 10 departments of
the Caribbean country.


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