Nigeria

NCDC Measles Situation Report, Serial Number 09, September 30th 2020

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HIGHLIGHTS

 In September, 2020:

‒ Ekiti (52), Osun (38), Lagos (27), Oyo (26) and Bayelsa (25) accounted for 43.5% of the 386 suspected cases reported

‒ Sixty-seven (17.3%) were confirmed (58 lab confirmed & 9 clinically compatible), 237 (61.4%) were discarded and 82 (21.2%) were pending classification

‒ Eight new LGAs across 6 states (Edo, Kogi, Kwara, Nasarawa, Oyo & Plateau) reported ≥1 confirmed case

‒ One (0.3%) death was recorded among confirmed cases

 From Jan – Sep, 2020:

‒ Katsina (1,754), Sokoto (1,222), Yobe (1,201), Zamfara (1,102), Adamawa (749) and Kebbi (729) accounted for 48.1% of the 14,059 suspected cases reported

‒ 9,207 (65.5%) were confirmed (2,411 lab confirmed 1,501 epi-linked and 5,295 clinically compatible), 4,336 (30.8%) were discarded and 516 (3.7%) were pending classification

‒ The agegroup 9 - 59 months accounted for 58.9% of all confirmed cases

‒ A total of 55 deaths (CFR = 0.6%) were recorded among confirmed cases

‒ Up to 5,390 (58.5%) of the confirmed cases did not received any dose of measles vaccination (zero dose)

 Measles outbreaks from Jan – Sep, 2020:

‒ Five new LGAs across four states recorded an outbreak in this this reporting month

‒ Of the 220 LGAs with reported outbreak this year, eight LGAs across six states had an ongoing outbreak in September