Local government Minister Vincent Mwale has revealed that three outlets belonging to popular fast food joint Hungry Lion in Lusaka have been found with germs that cause Cholera.
Mr Mwale said the contamination of the food could have been due to food handlers.
In a tweet, Mr Mwale said some food handlers may be coming from some parts of the City which is the epicenter of Cholera.
He said the food was found with vibro Cholera and the samples confirmed the contamination after the tests were done.
Mr Mwale said a statement will be issued on the course of action to take against Hungry Lion and other food outlets later today.
He said in the last 24 Hours, 91 new cases of Cholera have been recorded bringing the total cumulative number to 2091.
Mr Mwale said three new deaths have been recorded bringing the cumulative number of deaths to 51 deaths countrywide with 48 recorded in Lusaka