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Cholera Platform

Against cholera

Current outbreaks

Nigeria - Cholera Daily sitrep as of 8 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 5325, with 61 deaths (CFR = 1.1%). 2674 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 today, making a total of 80 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.