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Cholera Platform

Against cholera

Current outbreaks

Nigeria - Cholera Daily sitrep as of 7 Novembre 2017 - Borno State Ministry of Health

Highlights

  • 5 additional suspected cholera cases were reported.
  • No death reported.
  • No case reported from Dikwa for OVER 3 weeks.
  • No Alert.

Epidemiological summary

  • Total number of suspected cases of cholera reported stands at 5335, with 61 deaths (CFR = 1.1%). 2691 cases in the Muna corridor (Jere LGA), 736 cases in Dikwa, 1757 cases in Monguno, cases in MMC and Mafa stand at 58 and 20 respectively.
  • Two new cases were reported from Guzamala (Guworam) today, making a total of 78 cases from the LGA.
  • Out of the 428 samples tested using RDTs, 350 (82%) were positive while 173 (46%) of 378 samples were culture positive.