CSM situation report in states

… Zamfara leads with  2, 337 cases, 262 deaths

As at April 5, 2017, Zamfara State reported the highest number of Cerebrospinal meningitis (CSM) cases, put at 2,337 with 262 deaths from 14 Local Government Areas, according to the latest situation report by the Nigeria Centre for  Disease Control (NCDC), National Agency for Primary Health Care Development Agency ( NPHCDA ), UNICEF and the World Health Organisation (WHO).  The state is  followed by  Sokoto  State with 1,046 cases  and 61 deaths from 18 Local government areas of the state. Below is the summary of the epidemic in the states.

CSM Summary by State as of 5th April, 2017

S/N        State               LGAs      Cases    Lab Confirmed              Deaths                               CFR (%)

1              Zamfara               14           2337                       71                           262                                         11.2

2              Sokoto                 18           1046                       47                           61                                           5.8

3              Katsina                12           228                         34                           48                                           21.1

4              Kebbi                    13           72                           12                           11                                           15.2

5              Niger                    5             94                           5                              33                                           35.1

6              FCT                      2             5                              0                              5                                            100

7              Nassarawa          2             2                              0                              0                                              0

8              Gombe                1              1                              0                               1                                              0

9              Taraba                  1              4                            0                              0                                              0

10           Kano                      17           43                           7                                3                                              7

11           C/River                 2              27                           0                              0                                              0

12           Osun                     1              1                              0                              0                                              0

13           Lagos                     1              3                             0                              2                                        66.7

14           Yobe                      6             77                            3                              11                                         14.3

15           Jigawa                  6             10                            2                                1                                            10

16           Plateau                 1              4                              0                              0                                           0

17           Kogi                       1              1                              0                              0                                           0

18           Oyo                        1              2                              0                             0                                           0

19           Delta                    2              2                              0                              0                                            0

Total                               106       3959                     181                        438                                      11.1

 

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