Situation Report for Acute Watery Diarrhea/Cholera, Epidemiological Week 18 (1 – 7 May 2017)
A total of 2,691 AWD/ cholera cases and 22 deaths (CFR– 0.8%) were reported during week 18 (1st– 7th May 2017) in 44 districts in 15 regions. Of these, 520 cases were reported from Buhodle district, Ayn region, which represents 19% of the total cases.
There is a decrease in the number of new AWD/ cholera cases and deaths reported from 3,475 cases/ 43 deaths in week 17 to 2,691 cases/ 22 deaths recorded in week 18.
The number of AWD cases in the South central decreased from 2,297 and 20 deaths in week 17 to 1,901 cases and 14 deaths in week 18
In Puntland AWD cases decreased from 1,178 and 23 deaths in week 17 to 790 cases and 8 deaths in week 18
Most of the cases were reported from Baidoa in Bay region Abudwag in Galgadud, Banadir ,Buhodle of Ayn regions