Situation Report for Acute Watery Diarrhea/Cholera, Epidemiological Week 30 (24 – 30 July 2017)

Report
from World Health Organization, Government of Somalia
Published on 30 Jul 2017 View Original

HIGHLIGHTS

  • A total of 306 AWD/cholera cases and 2 deaths (CFR-0.7%) were reported from 34 districts in 11 regions during week 30. Of these, 81 cases (26%) were reported from Banadir region.

  • There was a 65% decrease in the number of new AWD/cholera cases from 864 cases in week 29 to 306 cases in week 30. Deaths decreased from 4 during week 29 to 2 during week 30.

  • The number of cases in South Central decreased from 506 and 4 deaths during week 29 to 306 cases and 2 deaths in week 30.

  • In Puntland, AWD/cholera cases decreased from 258 and no deaths during week 29 to 39 cases and no deaths during week 30.

  • Most of the cases were reported from Banadir, Lower Jubba and Galgadud regions.

KEY FIGURES

  • 306 new cases.

  • 2 deaths.

  • 0.7% Case Fatality Rate (CFR).

  • 50% of the cases were female.

  • 65% of the cases were children < 5 years.

  • 33 districts reported cases in 11 regions

  • 59,794 cumulative cases (week 1-30).

  • 818 cumulative deaths (week 1-30).

  • 1.4% overall CFR.