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Situation Report of Cholera Outbreak in Borno State No. 73: 17th November 2018 – Nigeria

Highlights

  • 15 additional suspected cases of cholera were reported on the 17 the November 2018 in Borno State
  • No death was reported

Epidemiological Summary

The total number of suspected cholera cases reported as at 17 th November 2018 stands at 6,138 with 73 associated deaths, (CFR – 1.20%). 2356 in Jere, 1,485 in MMC, 340 in Magumeri, 34 in Kaga, 166 in Konduga, 136 in Chibok, 11 in Shani, 42 in Damboa, 1052 in Ngala, 91 in Askira-Uba, 161 in Kwaya-Kusar, 56 in Bama, 57 in Dikwa, 61 in Guzamala and 90 in KalaBalge LGAs. No additional case reported from Magumeri, Ngala, Askira/Uba, Kaga, Chibok, Dikwa, Shani, Damboa, KwayaKusar and Bama LGAs.

Out of the 196 samples collected and tested in the State using RDTs, 161 (82%) were positive while 40 (44%) of 91 samples were culture positive.

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