Somalia

AWD/Cholera Weekly Epidemiological Report EPI week 38 (19 – 25 September 2022)

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New cases for EPI - Week 38

• 273 new cholera cases were reported from 15 districts

• 200 (73%) severe cases

• 160 (59%) children below 5 years

• 3 deaths reported in this week (CFR 1.1%)

• 61 stool samples tested; all samples were negative for V. Cholerae 01 Ogawa by culture

Cumulative cases (Since 1 – 38 Weeks in 2022)

• 10,440 cumulative cases

• 66.76% children < 5 years

• 59 cumulative deaths (CFR 0.57%)

• 3542 severe cases

• 221 total confirmed Vibrio cholerae 01 Ogawa by culture

• 25 drought affected districts reporting cases.