Cholera situation in Somalia, August 2017
During the month of August, 917 cholera cases, with no death, were reported across the country as compared to 6 383 suspected cases including 20 associated deaths (CFR: 0.31%) reported in July 2017.
The cumulative number of cholera cases reported from January to August 2017 is 77 133 including 1 159 associated deaths with a case fatality rate of 1.5% reported in 52 districts of the country.
Cholera cases and deaths have declined significantly during the month of August 2017 with less districts reporting cases as compared to the previous months.
The overall case fatality rate has declined remarkable as compared to the previous month as no death was recorded in the month of August 2017.