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Nigeria Northeast: OCHA Flash Update No. 01 - Cholera Outbreak | 06 September 2018

Situation Overview

The Borno State Ministry of Health in north-east Nigeria has reported 380 cases of suspected cholera in eight local government areas (LGAS) in the state, including 14 deaths, as of 5 September 2018.

Since the outbreak started on 19 August 2018 the following cases have been recorded: Magumeri (139); Chibok (78); Maiduguri Metropolitan Council (MMC) (67); Konduga (36); Kaga (28); Jere (18); Damboa (8) and Shani (6). The deaths are in Magumeri (4); MMC (3); Konduga (3); Chibok (3) and Kaga (1). Of the 380 cases, 250 people have already been treated, the majority with in-patient care, and discharged.

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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: 
03 Sep 2018
Document type: 
Situation Report
Location(s): 
Borno
Coordination hub(s): 
Borno State
Muna
Disaster(s)/Emergency: 
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