Nigeria

Situation Report of Cholera Outbreak in Borno State No. 67: 11 November 2018

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• 15 additional suspected cases of cholera were reported on the 11 th November 2018 in Borno State

• No death was reported

Epidemiological Summary

The total number of suspected cholera cases reported as at 11 th November 2018 stands at 5,938 with 73 associated deaths, (CFR – 1.23%). 2309 in Jere, 1,431 in MMC, 340 in Magumeri, 34 in Kaga, 165 in Konduga, 136 in Chibok, 11 in Shani, 42 in Damboa, 1052 in Ngala, 91 in Askira-Uba, 161 in Kwaya-Kusar, 56 in Bama, 57 in Dikwa and 53 in Guzamala LGAs. No additional case reported from Magumeri, Konduga, Ngala, Askira/Uba, Kaga, Chibok, Dikwa, 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.