One person died while four have been hospitalised following a suspected cholera outbreak at Rukanda village in Mutoko.

The cases are said to have occurred at a Johane Marange church shrine where there was a gathering which attracted people from other districts and provinces.

Mashonaland East Disease Epidemiologist Dr Paul Matsvimbo confirmed the outbreak with a treatment centre having already been set up at Rukanda village and Mutoko District Hospital.