Diarrhoea cases remain high in Cape Town

Natasha Mabuto
20 November 2016

According to the City of Cape Town, it says while the number of child fatalities from diarrhoea have decreased, the amount of reported cases however remain high.

It is believed that the metro is gearing up for the surge period from November up until May of which they expect an average of 7,000 cases to be reported each month.

Diarrhoea is treatable and preventable, however it remains as one of the leading causes of death in children under the age of five.