Pls Stay Clean! Lassa Fever Kills Four In Kogi (Read Details)

4 deaths out of 9 new cases of Lassa Fever have been confirmed by the Kogi State Ministry of Health.

In a statement released on Sunday February 9, the state’s epidemiologist Austin Ojotule said they’ve had a total of 31 suspected cases since the recent outbreak.

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Ojotule further revealed that out of the 31 cases, there is one probable case, 17 negative cases, nine confirmed cases and five pending laboratory results.

Out of the 9 confirmed cases, two are from Ibaji local government, two are from Okene, three are from Idah, while Okehi and Igalamela Local Government Areas have one confirmed case each.

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A total of 177 contacts have been line-listed and there is an ongoing contact tracing and follow-up.

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