Adamawa State Situation Report of Cholera Outbreak - Week No 61: 18th October 2019

Report
from World Health Organization, Government of Nigeria
Published on 18 Oct 2019 View Original

Highlights
o Four (4) new cases were reported from 11th September to 18th October, 2019 from Yola North and South LGAs
o Total case count now stands at 791 with 4 deaths. CFR=0.51%

Epidemiological Summary

The total number of cases reported as at 18th October, 2019 stands at 791 with 4 deaths (CFR=0.51%), Yola North has 485 cases with 2 deaths (CFR= 0.41%); Girei has 193 cases with 1 death (CFR= 0.52 %), Yola South has 112 cases with 1 death (CFR= 0.90 %) and Song has 1 case with 0 death (CFR= 0 %). So far, 189 samples yielded growth suggestive of Vibrio cholerae on culture and results of 14 isolates from the reference laboratory revealed 01 serotype.