Yemen: Cholera Outbreak Daily Epidemiology Update (12 July 2017)

Report
from World Health Organization
Published on 12 Jul 2017 View Original

Highlights

• From 27 April to 11 July 2017, 320 199 suspected cholera cases and 1 742 deaths (CFR: 0.5%) have been reported in 91.3% (21/23) of Yemen governorates, and 87.7% (292/333) of the districts.

Geographical distribution of cases

The five most affected governorates were Amanat Al Asimah, Al Hudaydah, Hajjah, Amran and Ibb with 54.7% (175 075/320 199) of the cases reported since 27 April 2017. Al Dhaele’e, Al Mahwit and Amran governorates had the highest attack rates (23.4‰, 21.6‰ and 21.3‰ respectively), and Raymah and Hajjah governorates the highest case fatality ratios (1.4% and 1.0% respectively) (see table).

Number of suspected cholera cases & deaths, AR and CFR by governorate, Yemen, 27 April – 11 July 2017