Cholera situation in Somalia, September 2017

from World Health Organization
Published on 30 Sep 2017 View Original


  • During the month of September 2017, 650 cholera cases, with no death, were reported across the country as compared to 917 cases, with no death, reported in August 2017.

  • The cumulative number of cholera cases reported from January to September 2017 is 77 783 including 1 159 associated deaths with a case fatality rate of 1.49% reported in 52 districts of the country.

  • Cholera cases and deaths have declined significantly during the month of September 2017 with less districts reporting cases as compared to previous months.

  • The overall case fatality rate has declined remarkably during the last two months. No death was recorded during the months of August and September 2017.