Situation Report For Acute Watery Diarrhea/Cholera Epidemiological week 18 (1 – 7 May 2017)

Report
from World Health Organization, Government of Somalia
Published on 07 May 2017 View Original

Highlights

  • A total of 2,691 AWD/ cholera cases and 22 deaths (CFR– 0.8%) were reported during week 18 (1st– 7th May 2017) in 44 districts in 15 regions. Of these, 520 cases were reported from Buhodle district, Ayn region, which represents 19% of the total cases.

  • There is a decrease in the number of new AWD/ cholera cases and deaths reported from 3,475 cases/ 43 deaths in week 17 to 2,691 cases/ 22 deaths recorded in week 18.

  • The number of AWD cases in the South central decreased from 2,297 and 20 deaths in week 17 to 1,901 cases and 14 deaths in week 18

  • In Puntland AWD cases decreased from 1,178 and 23 deaths in week 17 to 790 cases and 8 deaths in week 18

  • Most of the cases were reported from Baidoa in Bay region Abudwag in Galgadud, Banadir ,Buhodle of Ayn regions