Nigeria

Situation Report of Cholera Outbreak in Borno State No. 49: 24 October 2018

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• 28 additional suspected cases of cholera were reported on the 24th October 2018 in Borno State

• No death was reported

Epidemiological Summary

The total number of suspected cholera cases reported as at 24th October 2018 stands at 5,350 with 73 associated deaths, (CFR – 1.4%). 2111 in Jere, 1,174 in MMC, 339 in Magumeri, 34 in Kaga, 142 in Konduga, 136 in Chibok, 11 in Shani, 42 in Damboa, 1014 in Ngala, 88 in Askira-Uba, 161 in Kwaya-Kusar, 56 in Bama and 53 in Dikwa LGAs. No additional case reported from Magumeri, Kaga, Chibok, Shani, Damboa, Askira Uba, Kwaya-Kusar, Bama and Dikwa LGAs.

Out of the 169 samples collected and tested in the State using RDTs, 136 (80%) were positive while 33 (37%) of 88 samples were culture positive.