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Nigeria: Situation Report of Cholera Outbreak in Borno State No. 62: 6th November 2018

Source: Government of Nigeria Country: Nigeria
Highlights • 21 additional suspected cases of cholera were reported on the 6 th November 2018 in Borno State • No death was reported Epidemiological Summary The total number of suspected cholera cases reported as at 6 th November 2018 stands at 5,823 with 73 associated deaths, (CFR – 1.26%). 2262 in Jere, 1,380 in MMC, 340 in Magumeri, 34 in Kaga, 161 in Konduga, 136 in Chibok, 11 in Shani, 42 in Damboa, 1048 in Ngala, 90 in Askira-Uba, 161 in Kwaya-Kusar, 56 in Bama, 57 in Dikwa and 45 in Guzamala LGAs. No additional case reported from Magumeri, Askia/Uba, Ngala, Kaga, Chibok, Dikwa, Shani, Damboa, Kwaya-Kusar and Bama LGAs.
Out of the 191 samples collected and tested in the State using RDTs, 156 (81%) were positive while 38 (41%) of 91 samples were culture positive.

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