Cholera situation in Somalia, July 2017

from World Health Organization
Published on 31 Jul 2017 View Original


  • The cumulative cases of cholera reported from January-July 2017 is 76 236 including 1 157 associated deaths with a case fatality rate of 1.5%.

  • Cholera cases and deaths have declined significantly during the month of July 2017 with less districts reporting cases as compared to the previous months; A total of 38 districts reported cases in July as compared to 48 districts in June 2017.

  • During the month of July, 6 344 cholera cases including 21 associated deaths (CFR 0.3%) were reported across the country as compared to 14 397 new suspected cholera cases including 101 associated deaths (CFR: 0.6%) in June 2017.

  • The overall case fatality rate has declined remarkable as compared to the previous month (from 0.7% to 0.3%).