Nigeria

Situation Report of Cholera Outbreak in Borno State No. 81: 26 November - 2 December 2018

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• 69 additional suspected cases of cholera were reported in week 48 in Borno State

• No death was reported

Epidemiological Summary

The total number of suspected cholera cases reported between 26th November and 2nd December 2018 stands at 6,307 with 73 associated deaths, (CFR – 1.15%). 2442 in Jere, 1,536 in MMC, 340 in Magumeri, 34 in Kaga, 166 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, 70 in Guzamala and 121 in KalaBalge LGAs. No additional case reported from Magumeri, Ngala, Askira/Uba, Kaga, Chibok, Dikwa, Shani, Damboa, KwayaKusar, Guzamala, Konduga and Bama LGAs.

Out of the 196 samples collected and tested in the State using RDTs, 161 (82%) were positive while 40 (44%) of 91 samples were culture positive.