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Nigeria - Cholera Daily sitrep as of 10 December 2017 - Borno State Ministry of Health

Borno S49



  • 8 additional cases were reported between 4th and 10th December 2017
  • Last case reported on the 5th December 2017
  • No death reported.
  • No cases reported from Dikwa, MMC, Mafa and Jere.

Epidemiological summary

The total number of cases reported in Borno state since the inception of the outbreak stands at 5365, with 61 deaths (CFR = 1.1%). 2692 cases have been reported in the Muna corridor (Jere LGA), 1761 cases in Monguno and 98 cases in Guzamala. The number of cases reported from Dikwa, MMC and Mafa stand at 736, 58 and 20 respectively and have remained so for over eight weeks.
Out of the 431 samples tested using RDTs, 354 (82%) were positive while 175 (46%) of 381 samples were culture positive.

This information were relayed in the regional cholera update as per week 48 : Cholera Outbreaks in Central and West Africa : 2017 Regional Update - Week 48