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Nigeria cholera cases top 100K in 2021




By NewsDesk  @bactiman63

Nigerian health authorities reported 78 additional suspected cholera cases from six states the week ending November 7, bringing the total cases for the year to 100,057.

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Borno (32) and Kebbi (20) account for 67% of 78 suspected cases reported that week.

Four additional fatalities were reported–taking the total deaths to 3,449.

Thirty-two states and FCT have reported suspected cholera cases in 2021. These are Abia, Adamawa, Bauchi, Bayelsa, Benue, Borno, Cross River, Delta, Ebonyi, Ekiti, Enugu, FCT, Gombe, Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Kogi, Kwara, Lagos, Nasarawa, Niger, Ogun, Ondo, Osun, Oyo, Plateau, Sokoto, Taraba, Yobe, Rivers and Zamfara.

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