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Situation Report of Cholera Outbreak in Borno State No. 5: 10 September 2018

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Nigeria
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Govt. Nigeria
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Highlights

  • 51 additional suspected cases of cholera were reported on the 10th of September 2018 in Borno State

  • No new death reported

Epidemiological Summary

The total number of suspected cholera cases reported as at 10th September 2018 stands at 889, with associated 19 deaths, (CFR – 2.1%). 306 in Jere, 181 in MMC, 212 in Magumeri, 28 in Kaga, 52 in Konduga, 94 in Chibok, 8 cases each in Shani and Damboa LGAs. No additional case reported from Kaga and Damboa LGAs, while no feedback from Chibok LGA.

Out of the 92 samples collected and tested in the state using RDTs, 63 (68%) were positive while 8 (23%) of 35 samples were culture positive.