Skip to content

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 13 new Lassa fever infections and one death in the 31st week of 2022, spanning 1-7 of August.

This was disclosed in the latest situation report on the disease published Monday on the NCDC website.

The report shows that the number of confirmed cases increased from 10 in the 30th week to 13 cases reported from Ondo, Edo, Kogi, Ebonyi and Imo States.

Cumulatively, from the first week to the 31st week, the NCDC said 165 deaths have been reported with a case fatality rate (CFR) of 18.8 per cent.

Source: Premium Times