Adamawa State Situation Report of Cholera Outbreak No 26: 16th August, 2019

Situation Report
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  • Eighteen (18) new cases reported from 14th to 16th August, 2019 from the 3 LGAs (Yola North, Yola South and Girei) bringing total case count for all four LGAs (including Song) to 633.

  • No new death reported within the reporting period (CFR=0.63 %).

  • No new ward affected. Total number of wards which reported at least one suspected case stands at 18.

  • No increase in number of water points chlorinated

Epidemiological Summary

The total number of cases reported as at 16th August, 2019 stands at 633, with 4 deaths (CFR=0.63 %), Yola North has 389 cases with 2 deaths (CFR= 0.51 %); Girei has 169 cases with 1 death (CFR= 0.59 %), Yola South has 74 cases with 1 death (CFR= 1.35 %) and Song has 1 case with 0 death (CFR= 0 %). So far, 149 samples yielded growth suggestive of Vibrio cholerae on culture and results of 7 isolates from the reference laboratory revealed 01 serotype.