Nigeria

Situation Report of Cholera Outbreak in Adamawa State Week 42: 15 - 21 October 2018

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Highlights:

  • 89 new cases were reported within the week. 24 from Fufore LGA, 52 from Yola North LGA, 9 from Yola South and 4 from Girei LGA.

  • No death was reported within the week.

  • Total case count now stands at 2592 with 40 deaths. CFR is 1.5%

Epidemiological summary

The total number of cases reported as at 21st October, 2018 stands at 2592 cases with 40 deaths (CFR=1.5%). Yola North has 152 cases with 6 deaths (CFR= 3.9%); Fufore has 671 cases with 7 deaths (CFR = 1.0%); Girei has 12 cases with no death (CFR=0%); Yola South has 21 cases with no death (CFR=0%);

Hong has 9 cases with no death (CFR = 0%); Maiha has 170 cases with 1 death (CFR = 0.6%); Mubi North has 639 cases and 14 deaths (CFR=2.2%); while Mubi South has 918 cases with 12 deaths (CFR = 1.3%). 35 out of 48 culture samples taken yielded positive growth.