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Northeast Nigeria Humanitarian Response - COVID-19 Response: Health Sector Bulletin - May 2021

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5.8 Million PEOPLE IN NEED OF HEALTHCARE

5.3 Million PEOPLE TARGETED BY THE HEALTH SECTOR

1.9 Million IDPs IN THE THREE STATES

> 1.0 Million PEOPLE REACHED IN 2021

Highlights

Below are key highlights on COVID-19 across the BAY state as of 6th of June, 2021

ADAMAWA STATE:

  • One new confirmed case was reported within the week.

  • Testing in the Molecular Laboratory in the State is expected to recommence next week following the repair of the biosafety cabinet.

  • 318 new samples were taken across the LGAs within the reporting week.

  • Total number of confirmed cases as of 6th June 2021 stands at 1,132 with 32 deaths.

BORNO STATE:

  • No new case confirmed in week 22.

  • Total number of Confirmed Cases at end of epi-week 22 stands at 1,343.

  • No active case receiving care.

  • No death recorded in week 22.

  • Total associated deaths - 38.

YOBE STATE:

  • Eighteen (18) new confirmed cases were reported in week 22.

  • The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases is four hundred and seventyeight (478).

  • Sixteen (16) patients have recovered, and no COVID-19 related mortality.

  • New cases were reported after retrieval of test results from NCDC-accredited lab in Gombe state. Sample testing in Yobe is stalled due to the stock-out of the testing reagent.

  • The vaccination process is supported by 34 independent monitors (2 monitors per LGA).

  • Yobe SPHCMB continues the administration of the second dose of Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine in all 17 LGAs of the state including the security compromised LGAs.

  • LGAs with the highest coverage in the ongoing second dose vaccination include Tarmuwa (43%), Gulani (30%), Nangere (30%), and Damaturu (23%), while LGAs with the lowest coverage include Yunusari (11%), Geidam (13%),
    Potiskum (14%) and Bade (15%).