Another 46 people have been treated and discharged with similar symptoms, according to health authorities in the district. 11 of these are still receiving treatment at Kanawat and Kotido Health Centre IV where the district authorities have established treatment centres. However, the health ministry had not confirmed an outbreak of Cholera in the district.
Dr Lochap has also picked NRM nomination forms to compete for the Jie County Parliamentary seat, the same constituency he has previously wanted to represent on the FDC ticket. He will compete with Peter Abrahams Lokii, the NRM District Chairperson and Another contender Ambrose Lotukei, for the endorsement.