Tutume Records 2 Malaria Deaths Since 2011

Stagnant water can become breeding ground for mosquitos
Stagnant water can become breeding ground for mosquitos

FRANCISTOWN: The Tutume sub-district has recorded two malaria deaths in a decade, a development authorities say is ‘very worrying’.

The sub-district features some villages from three constituencies being Nata-Gweta, Shashe West and Nkange.

Tutume sub-district council chairperson, Anthony Chebane confirmed the two deaths when briefing the councillors at an ordinary full council sitting in Tutume late last week. The deaths are the first to be recorded since 2011. The district has reported 14 malaria cases since the beginning of the year, a figure that is already more than the 13 cases recorded from last year over a similar period.

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