Situation Report for Acute Watery Diarrhea/Cholera, Epidemiological Week 23 (5th to 11th June 2017)

Report
from World Health Organization, Government of Somalia
Published on 17 Jun 2017 View Original

Highlights

  • A total of 2,429 AWD/cholera cases and 19 deaths (CFR– 0.8%) were reported during week 23 (5th -11th June 2017) from 48 districts in 16 regions. Of these, 460 cases (19% of the total cases) were reported from Wadajir district in Banadir region.

  • There was a 32% decrease in the number of new AWD/cholera cases from 3,207 cases in week 22 to 2,429 cases in week 23. Deaths also decreased by 36% from 25 during week 22 to 16 during week 23.

  • The number of AWD cases in South Central decreased from 2,231 and 16 deaths during week 22 to 1,525 cases and 16 deaths in week 23.

  • In Puntland, AWD/cholera cases decreased from 976 and 9 deaths during week 22 to 902 cases and 3 deaths during week 23.

  • Most of the cases were reported in Wadajir in Banadir, Goldogob in Mudug, Dusamareb in Galgadud and Marka in Lower Shabelle region.