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Nigeria Northeast: OCHA Flash Update No. 02 - Cholera Outbreak | 09 September 2018

SITUATION OVERVIEW

A cholera outbreak was declared in Borno State, north-east Nigeria, on 5 September 2018 by the state Ministry of Health.A total of 680 cases of suspected cholera have been recorded in eight local government areas (LGAs), including 18 deaths, as of 7 September 2018. This represents a fatality rate of 2.6 per cent. The first suspected cases were recorded on 19 August 2018.

The following cases have been recorded:

Jere (218 including 2 deaths)

Magumeri (156 including 4 deaths)

Maiduguri Metropolitan Council (MMC) (141 including 5 deaths)

Chibok (85 including 3 deaths)

Konduga (38 including 3 deaths)

Kaga (28 including 1 death)

Damboa (8)

Shani (6)

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Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Government of Nigeria - Ministry of Health
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Original Publication Date: 
07 Sep 2018
Document type: 
Situation Report
Location(s): 
Borno
Coordination hub(s): 
Borno State
Muna
Disaster(s)/Emergency: 
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