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NCDC Cholera Situation Report Weekly Epidemiological Report 10 (Epi Week 33: 16 - 22 August 2021)

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  • Twenty-three states and FCT have reported suspected cholera cases in 2021. These are Benue,
    Delta, Zamfara, Gombe, Bayelsa, Kogi, Sokoto, Bauchi, Kano, Kaduna, Plateau, Kebbi, Cross River,
    Nasarawa, Niger, Jigawa, Yobe, Kwara, Adamawa, Enugu, Katsina, Borno, Taraba and FCT

  • In the reporting week, 12 states reported 3,098 suspected cases - Bauchi (1,145), Katsina (697),
    Zamfara (454), Yobe (216), Sokoto (196), Jigawa (187), Kano (80), Niger (79), Borno (30), FCT (11), Adamawa (6) and Kebbi (3). Of this, there were 35 RDT confirmed cases from Katsina (14),
    Yobe (7), Adamawa (6), Zamfara (4), Borno (2), Jigawa (1) and FCT (1). Also 13 culture confirmed cases from Yobe (6), Adamawa (6) and FCT (1)

  • In addition, there were 63 deaths from Katsina (19), Bauchi (16), Niger (7), Zamfara (6), Jigawa (4), Sokoto (4), Borno (4), Yobe (1), Kano (1) and Adamawa (1) states. National CFR is 2.0%

  • No new state reported cases in epi week 33

  • The national multi-sectoral EOC activated at level 02 continues to coordinate the national response

Epi-Summary

  • As at 27" August 2021, a total of 58,698 suspected cases including 2,035 deaths (CFR 3.5%) have been reported from 23 states and FCT in 2021

  • There was a 44% decrease in the number of new suspected cases in week 33 (3098) compared with week 32 (5476)

  • Bauchi (1,145), Katsina (691) and Zamfara (454) account for 73.9% of 3,098 suspected cases reported in week 33

  • Of the suspected cases since the beginning of the year, age group 5 - 14 years is the most affected age group for both male and female

  • Of all suspected cases, 51% are males and 49% are females