Nigeria

Situation Report of Cholera Outbreak in Borno State No. 61: 5 November 2018

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  • 43 additional suspected cases of cholera were reported on the 5 th November 2018 in Borno State

  • No death was reported

Epidemiological Summary

The total number of suspected cholera cases reported as at 5 th November 2018 stands at 5,802 with 73 associated deaths, (CFR – 1.26%). 2254 in Jere, 1,370 in MMC, 340 in Magumeri, 34 in Kaga, 160 in Konduga, 136 in Chibok, 11 in Shani, 42 in Damboa, 1048 in Ngala, 90 in Askira-Uba, 161 in Kwaya-Kusar, 56 in Bama, 57 in Dikwa and 43 in Guzamala LGAs. No additional case reported from Magumeri, Askia/Uba, Konduga, Kaga, Chibok, Shani, Damboa, Kwaya-Kusar and Bama LGAs.

Out of the 191 samples collected and tested in the State using RDTs, 156 (81%) were positive while 38 (41%) of 91 samples were culture positive.