22avril2018

Cholera Platform

Against cholera

Current outbreaks

Nigeria - Cholera Daily sitrep as of 5 November 2017 - Borno State Ministry of Health

Highlights

  • 6 additional suspected cholera cases were reported
  • No death reported.
  • No case reported from Dikwa for OVER 3 weeks.
  • Alert of 2 suspected cases of cholera in Bunari (settlement close to Guworam).

Epidemiological summary

  • Total number of suspected cases of cholera reported stands at 5311, with 61 deaths (CFR = 1.1%). 2664 cases in the Muna corridor (Jere LGA), 736 cases in Dikwa, 1757 cases in Monguno, cases in MMC and Mafa stands at 58 and 20 respectively. 1 new cases reported from Guzamala (Guworam) today, and the cumulative for Guzamala stand at 76 cases.
  • Out of the 274 samples tested using RDTs, 220 (80%) were positive while 120 (64%) of 187 samples were culture positive.