Situation Report for Acute Watery Diarrhea/Cholera, Epidemiological Week 14 (3 – 9 April 2017)

Report
from World Health Organization, Government of Somalia
Published on 09 Apr 2017 View Original

Highlights

  • A total of 3128 AWD/ cholera cases and 32 deaths (CFR–1.0%) were reported during week 14 (3 – 9 April 2017) in 50 districts in 11 regions. Of these, 223 cases were reported from Walaweyn in Lower Shebelle, which represents 7.1% of the total cases.

  • There is a slight decrease in the number of new AWD/ cholera cases and deaths reported – 3128 cases/ 32 deaths were recorded in week 14 compared to 3292 cases/ 67 deaths in week 13.

  • New locations that have reported new AWD/ cholera cases and deaths are: Teyeglow and Ato Village in Elbarde district in Bakool region, and Abdi Ali village in Lower Shebelle region. Additional alerts were recorded from other regions or districts; verification by surveillance officers is ongoing.