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PRESS BRIEFING BY THE ACTING SECRETARY, HEALTH &HUMAN SERVICES SECRETARIAT, DR. MOHAMMED KAWU, ONCHOLERA OUTBREAK IN THE FCT, HELD ON 24TH JUNE, 2021AT THE HHSS CONFERENCE HALL, AREA II, GARKI, ABUJA.

FCT Situation Report:From May 2021, FCT began to receive reports of sporadic cases ofgastroenteritis in some communities in FCT namely; Wassacommunity (IDP camp), Dei Del, Zuba community, Shenagun andkubwa drawn from Three (3) Area Councils namely; Municipal,Bwari and Gwagwalada Area Councils in Federal Capital Territory.As at 23/06/21 a total of 91 suspected cases have so far beenenlisted with 7 deaths in Municipal and no death in Gwagwaladaand Bwari Area Councils. Out of these, 3 of the cases testedpositive for Cholera using the Rapid Diagnostic Test kit.

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