The outbreak now has a mortality rate of 3.1 per cent up from 2 per cent in March, according to the minister.
There has been a decline in cases of the outbreak as against in 2021 when the state recorded 12,116 cases with 329 deaths.
Nigeria has recorded hundreds of cholera cases since the beginning of 2021, with Adamawa recording 1,783, with 54 deaths as of December 23, 2021.
Within the next 24 hours, we will be able to handle and curb the situation to prevent further spread of the bacteria.”
NCDC has announced 65,145 suspected cases of cholera, including 2,141 deaths, representing a case fatality rate (CFR) of 3.3 per cent as of September 2, 2021.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s regime says it will soon begin building toilets with boreholes and solar-powered pumps to curb the FCT cholera outbreak.
The state is collaborating with traditional and religious leaders to educate residents on the need to maintain good hygiene standards.
The Kebbi Epidemic Rapid Response Team says 146 people died following a cholera outbreak in the state.
Cholera killed no fewer than 204 persons, led to the hospitalisation of 2,551 in 20 Kebbi local government areas, a NAN investigation revealed.
The state government did not disclose which local governments were affected or the number of persons involved.