NCDC measles monthly situation report in Nigeria, 1st – 31st October, 2019

Report
from Government of Nigeria
Published on 31 Oct 2019 View Original

Highlights

• The National Measles Technical Working Group is monitoring surveillance data across all states
• In this reporting month, 1st – 31st October 2019:
o 1,339 suspected cases of measles were recorded in 36 states and FCT with no death (CFR=0%)
o Katsina (267), Borno (196), Yobe (98), Sokoto (83), Bauchi (71) and Ekiti (51) states account for up to 57% of the cases reported in October 2019

• Between epi-week 1- 43 (January – October), 2019:
o A total of 56,831suspected cases have been recorded from 754 LGAs in 36 states and FCT with 275 deaths (CFR = 0.5%)
o Out of the 11,071 samples tested, 2,380 (21%) were IgM positive for Measles (confirmed) while 7,445 were discarded

• Media messages have been developed and disseminated across social and conventional media platforms