Nigeria

Situation Report of Cholera Outbreak in Borno State No. 56: 31 October 2018

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• 33 additional suspected cases of cholera were reported on the 31 st October 2018 in Borno State

• No death was reported

Epidemiological Summary

The total number of suspected cholera cases reported as at 31 st October 2018 stands at 5,6757with 73 associated deaths, (CFR – 1.30%). 2200 in Jere, 1,304 in MMC, 340 in Magumeri, 34 in Kaga, 156 in Konduga, 136 in Chibok, 11 in Shani, 42 in Damboa, 1040 in Ngala, 89 in Askira-Uba, 161 in Kwaya-Kusar, 56 in Bama, 57 in Dikwa and 31 in Guzamala LGAs. No additional case reported from Magumeri, Kaga, Chibok, Shani, Damboa, Kwaya-Kusar and Bama LGAs.

Out of the 178 samples collected and tested in the State using RDTs, 143 (80%) were positive while 33 (37%) of 88 samples were culture positive.

A total of 33 additional suspected cholera cases were reported from 4 LGAs (Jere, MMC, Ngala and Guzamala) on thest of October 2018 showing a marginal increase compared to the number of cases reported on the previous day (Fig 2a). 15 cases were reported from Jere (Fig 3), 7 from MMC (Fig 4), 4 from Ngala and 7 from Guzamala.