No fewer than 91 people have reportedly died of Cholera in Nigeria in 30 weeks.

Cholera has killed at least 91 Nigerians in 30 weeks, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has stated.

The report obtained by The Nation showed that the months of January and July recorded the highest number of deaths 26 and 25 deaths respectively.

Others are February (7), March (7), April (1), May (6) and June (6).

A total of 3,610 suspected cases of cholera have been reported from 31 states and 190 Local Government Areas (LGAs).

However, nine states – Taraba (676 cases), Cross River (650), Katsina (378 cases), Borno (340 cases), Kano (318 cases), Ondo (283 cases), Zamfara (178 cases), Bayelsa (144 cases), Bauchi (100 cases) and Adamawa (56 cases) accounted for 87 percent of all cumulative cases.

Findings by The Nation showed that Taraba (676) and Cross River (650) States have the highest number of suspected cases of cholera, while Taraba (28), Borno (13) and Cross River (11) have recorded the highest number of deaths since the beginning of the year.

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