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Situation Report on Cholera Outbreak in Ghana as of 5 April 2015 (Week 14)

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I. Highlights

  • The cholera outbreak that started in June 2014 has protracted and spilled over to 2015

  • In 2015, a cumulative total of 557 cases with 5 deaths, a case fatality rate (CFR) of 0.9% were reported as of 5 April 2015

  • Greater Accra region continues to record cases each week

  • Need to halt the outbreak before the onset of the rains

II. Situation Overview

The cholera outbreak that started in June 2014 has protracted and spilled over to 2015. At the end of 2014 (week 52), a total of 28,975 cases with 243 deaths (CFR of 0.8%) were reported from 130 out of the 216 districts in all the 10 regions of the country.