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NCDC Measles Situation Report, Serial Number 11, Data as at November 30th 2020

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  • In November, 2020:

‒ A total of 53 suspected cases were reported of which 40(75.5%) were from Delta (8), Ekiti (7), Katsina (5) and four each from Oyo, Ogun, Sokoto, Imo and Lagos states

‒ Two (3.8%) were confirmed (1 lab confirmed & 1 clinically compatible), 8 (15.1%) were discarded and 43 (81.1%) are pending classification

‒ No new LGA reported a confirmed case and no death was recorded among confirmed cases

  • From January – November, 2020:

‒ Katsina (1,769), Sokoto (1,232), Yobe (1,202), Zamfara (1,102), Adamawa (750) and Kebbi (745) accounted for 47.0% of the 14,453 suspected cases reported

‒ A total of 9,238 (63.9%) were confirmed (2,438 lab confirmed 1,501 epi-linked and 5,299 clinically compatible), 4,528 (31.3%) were discarded and 687 (4.8%) were pending classification

‒ The age group 9 - 59 months accounted for 58.8% (5,431) of all confirmed cases

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

‒ Up to 5,397 (58.4%) of the confirmed cases did not received any dose of measles vaccination (zero dose)

  • Measles outbreaks from January – November, 2020:

‒ Gummi LGA in Zamfara State recorded a new outbreak in this reporting month

‒ Of the 222 LGAs with reported outbreak this year, 10 LGAs across 8 states had an ongoing outbreak in November