Nigeria

NCDC Cholera Situation Report Monthly Epidemiological Report 06 Epi Week 22-26: (29 May to 3 July 2022)

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Week 26 Highlights

  • Thirty-one states have reported suspected cholera cases in 2022. These are Abia, Adamawa, Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Bauchi, Bayelsa, Benue, Borno, Cross River, Delta, Ekiti, Gombe, Imo, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, kebbi, Kogi, Kwara, Lagos, Nasarawa, Niger, Ondo, Osun, Oyo, Plateau, Rivers, Sokoto, Taraba, Yobe and Zamfara

  • In the reporting month, 13 states reported 185 suspected cases – Anambra (5), Borno (2), Gombe (3), Kaduna (13), Kano (35), Katsina (7), Ondo (74), Plateau (2), Sokoto(6), Yobe (5) and Zamfara (24)  There was 13% increase in the number of new suspected cases in June Epi week 22- 26(185)compared with May Epi week 18 – 21 (161)  In the reporting week, Bauchi (2), Benue (2), Borno (3) and Ondo (16) reported 23 suspectedcases Ondo state account for 70% of 23 suspected cases reported in week 26

  • During the reporting week, only 8 Cholera Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) was conducted. TheRDTconducted was from Ondo 7 (0%) and Bauchi 1 (0%) positive

  • 15 stool culture was conducted from Ondo 12 (0%), Bauchi 1 (0%) and Benue 2 (0%) positive Of the cases reported, there was no death with a weekly case fatality ratio (CFR) of 0.0% No new state reported cases in week 26

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