Nigeria

NCDC Cholera Situation Report Monthly Epidemiological Report 01 (Epi Week 1-4: (03 January to 30 January 2022)

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Week 04 Highlights

• Ten states have reported suspected cholera cases in 2022. These are Abia, Adamawa, Bauchi, Bayelsa, Borno, Cross River, Kwara, Lagos, Taraba and Zamfara

• In the reporting week, 2 states reported 50 suspected cases - Taraba (35) and Bayelsa (15)

• There was 49% decrease In the number of new suspected cases in week 03 (98) compared with week 04 (50)

• Taraba state with 35 account for 70% of 50 suspected cases reported in week 04

• During the reporting week, 7 Cholera Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) was conducted. RDT conducted was from Taraba (6) and Bayelsa (1). Of this, a total of 3 (43%) were positive

• 1 stool culture was conducted. Stool culture conducted was from Bayelsa (1). Of this, none (0%) was positive

• Of the cases reported, there was 2 deaths from one state reporting with a weekly case fatality ratio (CFR) of 4.0%

• One new state reported cases in week 04

• National Multi-sectoral Cholera TWG continues to monitor response across states