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31 states don record Cholera case for naija – NCDC


According to wetin Nigeria Centre for Disease Control tok, dem don record nothing less than 91 people wey Cholera don kpai from January to July 31, 2022.

NCDC also tok say dem get total of 3,610 people wey dem suspect say dey get cholera.

Di pikin dem wey dey less than 5 years, naim dis infection affect more.

Di latest report wey di agency drop for week 30 come show say 31 states wey dey we country plus 190 LGAs dey record cases wey dem dey suspect.

Cholera na short term diarrhoeal disease wey Vibrio cholera wey be gramme-negative rod-shaped bacterium dey cause. Na disease wey dey come from water and e dey very dangerous.

We bring di report wey NCDC drop with día plenty supri supri:

“Thirty-one states have reported suspected cholera cases in 2022. These are Abia, Adamawa, Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Bauchi, Bayelsa, Benue, Borno, Cross River, Delta, Ekiti, Gombe, Imo, Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Kwara, Lagos, Nasarawa, Niger, Ondo, Osun, Oyo, Plateau, Rivers, Sokoto, Taraba, Yobe and Zamfara.

“In the reporting month, 16 states reported 575 suspected cases – Abia (1), Bauchi (62), Bayelsa (4), Benue (1), Borno (160), Ekiti (1), Gombe (3), Jigawa (4), Kaduna (14), Kano (171), Katsina (115), Kebbi (1), Plateau (11), Sokoto (12), Yobe (4), and Zamfara (11).

“There was an 18% increase in the number of new suspected cases in July Epi Week 27–30 (575) compared with June Epi Week 22–26 (473).

“In the reporting week, Bauchi (15), Borno (94), Kaduna (1), Kano (30), Katsina (23), Yobe (3), and Zamfara (9) reported 175 suspected cases.

“Borno, Bauchi, Kano, and Katsina states account for 93% of the 175 suspected cases reported in week 30.

“105 stool culture tests were conducted from Bauchi 6 (17%), Borno 94 (0%), Kano 2 (0%), Katsina 2 (0%), and Yobe 1 (0%) positive.

“Of the cases reported, there were 10 deaths, with a weekly case fatality ratio (CFR) of 5.7%.

Of all suspected cases, 49% are males and 51% are females.

“Nine states—Taraba (676 cases), Cross River (650), Katsina (378 cases), Borno (340 cases), Kano (318 cases), Ondo (283 cases), Zamfara (178 cases), Bayelsa (144 cases), Bauchi (100 cases) and Adamawa (56 cases) account for 87% of all cumulative cases.

“Seven LGAs across two states: Cross River (2), Borno (1), Kano (1), and Taraba (3) reported more than 100 cases each this year,”


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