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NCDC Cholera Situation Report Weekly Epidemiological Report 11 (Epi Week 34: 23 - 29 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

  • Inthe reporting week, 16 states plus FCT reported 2,127 suspected cases - Bauchi (855), Katsina (396), Kano (306), Yobe (162), Zamfara (80), Niger (78), Borno (67), Sokoto (45), Kaduna (41),
    Gombe (21), FCT (18), Kebbi (17), Adamawa (15), Taraba (13), Nasarawa (10), Plateau (2) and Jigawa (1)

  • Of the suspected cases, there were 32 RDI confirmed cases from Adamawa (11), Katsina (8),
    Kaduna (7), Borno (4), Taraba (1) and Yobe (1). There were 32 culture confirmed cases from Yobe (12), Adamawa (11), Katsina (8) and Borno (1)

  • Of the cases reported, there were 48 deaths from Bauchi (10), Kano (7), Katsina (6), Taraba (5),
    Zamfara (4), Sokoto (4), Borno (4), Niger (3), Nasarawa (2), Kebbi (1), Yobe (1) and Kaduna (1) states with a case fatality ratio (CFR) of 2.8%

  • No new state reported cases in epi week 34

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

Epi-Summary

  • As at 2" September 2021, a total of 65,145 suspected cases including 2,141 deaths (CFR 3.3%) have been reported from 23 states and FCT in 2021

  • There was a 62% decrease in the number of new suspected cases in week 33 (2,127) compared with week 32 (3,098)

  • Bauchi (855), Katsina (396) and Kano (306) account for 73.2% of 2,127 suspected cases reported in week 34

  • 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