Nigeria

Yellow Fever Situation Update, May 2021

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REPORTING PERIOD: May 1ST – 31ST, 2021

  • The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) continues to monitor reports of yellow fever cases in Nigeria.

  • A total of 96 suspected cases were reported from 66 Local Government Areas (LGAs) across 19 states: Akwa Ibom (1), Anambra (12), Bauchi (11), Bayelsa (5), Borno (17), Delta (6), Edo (2), Enugu (3), Imo (3), Kwara (6), Nasarawa (1), Niger (12), Ogun (2), Ondo (1), Osun (1), Oyo (3), Plateau (3), Taraba (3), Yobe (4).

  • Total of eight presumptive positive samples were recorded from Central Public Health Laboratory (CPHL) Lagos (6) from three LGAs in three states; Anambra -1 [Idemili (1)], Delta-2 [Aniocha South (2), Enugu -3 (Nkanu East (2), Nkanu West (1)] and two from National Reference Laboratory (NRL), Borno -2[Hawul (1), Shani (1)

  • Seven new confirmed cases confirmed at Institut Pasteur (IP) Dakar from; Anambra-1 [Onitsha North (1)], Enugu-3(Nkanu East (3), Imo-1 (Ideato (1), Niger -1[Munya (1) and Ondo -1(Ondo West (1)]

  • One death (Imo State) was reported among all cases within the review period