A cholera outbreak in Kabwooya Sub County in Hoima district has claimed six lives.
The disease that has now spread to Buseruka Sub County has left 89 people hospitalized.
The epidemic has been confirmed in communities living on the shores of Lake Albert.
The District surveillance officer Fred Kugonza on Wednesday said three people died at Nkondo landing site and three others have died at Kaiso landing site.
Kugonza said the district health office has this week opened another treatment center at Kaiso landing site in addition to Nkondo treatment centre that was opened last week.
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