An outbreak of Cholera has killed at least 33 people in both Yobe and Jigawa states.
In Yobe State, three deaths have been recorded with two other victims hospitalised at Girgir Community in Jakusko Local Government Area of the state.
This comes less than three days after 30 persons were reported killed in Jigawa State following the outbreak of Cholera across nine local government areas .
The Executive Secretary, Yobe State Primary Health Care Management Agency, Babagana Kundi Machina told Channels Television on Thursday that the index case in Yobe came from the neighbouring state of Jigawa.
The Jigawa casualties add to the increasing death toll from the disease across Nigeria. Other states that have reported deaths from cholera in the past few weeks include Enugu, Benue, Plateau, and Bayelsa.
Over 2,000 cases have been recorded in Jigawa with the state capital, Dutse and Hadejia Local Government Area the worst affected.