Number of cholera cases in Kathmandu reaches 10

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Kathmandu, June 26

Two more cholera cases have been found in the Kathmandu valley. With this, the total number of cholera cases has reached 10.

District Health Office, Kathmandu, said that it had found cases in Naikap and Patan.

Epidemiology and Disease Control Division said it found cholera cases in Bagbazar, Dillibazar, Kapan, Sanepa, Balaju, Balkhu and Thankot.

Public health experts are warning that this was a serious issue and the disease could break into an epidemic.

Following the warning, District Administration Office, Kathmandu, has said it will start testing waters jars, bottles and tankers.

The Lalitpur metropolitan city on Sunday has barred the sale of panipuri on the roadsides of Lalitpur.

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