Yemen: Cholera Outbreak Daily Epidemiology Update (30 July 2017)

Report
from World Health Organization
Published on 30 Jul 2017 View Original

Highlights

From 27 April to 29 July 2017, 425,192 suspected cholera cases and 1,895 deaths (CFR: 0.4%) have been reported in 91.3% (21/23) of Yemen governorates, and 88.9% (296/333) of the districts.

Geographical distribution of cases

The five most affected governorates were Al Hudaydah , Amanat Al Asima, Hajjah, Amran and Dhamar with 53% (225,026/425,192) of the cases reported since 27 April 2017.

 Al Mahwit, Al Dhaele’e, and Amran governorates had the highest attack rates (33.5‰, 31.5‰ and 28.3‰ respectively)

 Raymah ,Hajjah and Ibb governorates reported the highest case fatality ratios (1.2% ,0.8% and 0.8% respectively)