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Kogi records two confirmed cholera cases

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Kogi records two confirmed cholera cases

Kogi seems to be among the six states in Nigeria that have mild cases of cholera disease outbreak, recording only two confirmed cases

 Kogi records two confirmed cholera cases
Kogi records two confirmed cholera cases

The State Commissioner for Health, Mr Abdullazeez Adam told this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lokoja.

According to him, two cholera cases were confirmed of which one has been discharged. Other one is doing well on treatment.

Adams said that he was aware that 31 states including FCT, Abuja have epidemic level of Cholera in the country, which is of public health importance; meaning the remaining six states may have it but not to epidemic level.

“As far as Kogi is concerned, we had only two cases of cholera, you know until people report it, then samples are taken for test and confirmation obtained by undergoing culture in the laboratory.

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“If we want to know the type, samples must be taken and sent to the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Abuja .

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