PALAPYE REGION REGISTERS 47 MALARIA CASES
The Palapye Administration Authority has registered 47 cases of malaria this year. This was revealed by Palapye Primary Hospital spokesperson, Ms Mpho Modibedi in an interview recently. She stated that of the 47 cases of Malaria recorded in the region, Palapye recorded the highest number of 19. “Other affected villages include Seolwane, Malaka, Makoro, ...Lechana, Lerala, Lecheng and Matolwane. So far two people have died from malaria,” said Ms Modibedi. She attributed the malaria outbreak to heavy rains in the first quarter, which resulted in pools of stagnant water that provided breeding areas for mosquitoes.