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