A 60-year-old woman has contracted cholera after eating steamed fish and rice cooked in the same pot. The case has been confirmed by the Department of Health and the woman is in a stable condition in Princess Margaret Hospital. It brings the number of confirmed cholera cases this year to 65, compared with 14 for the whole of last year. The Health Department has asked the Regional and Urban Services departments to improve inspections of restaurants and cafes. Unlicensed food vendors and illegal hawkers are to be targeted, a Regional Services Department spokesman said and the Urban Services Department has promised a crackdown on licensed food premises, market stalls and hawkers.