Situation Report for Acute Watery Diarrhea/Cholera, Epidemiological Week 24 (12 – 18 June 2017)

Report
from World Health Organization, Government of Somalia
Published on 18 Jun 2017 View Original

HIGHLIGHTS

  • A total of 1,979 AWD/cholera cases and 13 deaths (CFR-0.7%) were reported during week 24 from 48 districts in 16 regions. Of these, 337 cases (17%) were reported from Wadajir district in Banadir region.

  • There was a 19% decrease in the number of new AWD/cholera cases from 2,429 cases in week 23 to 1,979 cases in week 24. Deaths also decreased by 19% from 16 during week 23 to 13 during week 24.

  • The number of cases in South Central decreased from 1,525 and 16 deaths during week 23 to 1,027 cases and 5 deaths in week 24.

  • In Puntland, AWD/cholera cases decreased from 902 and 3 deaths during week 23 to 952 cases and 8 deaths during week 24.

  • Most of the cases were reported from Wadajir in Banadir, Harfo in Mudug, Dusamareb in Galgadud and Marka in Lower Shabelle region.

KEY FIGURES

  • 1,979 new cases.

  • 13 deaths.

  • 0.7% Case Fatality Rate (CFR).

  • 48% of the cases were female.

  • 53% of the cases were children under 5 years. 48 districts reported cases.

  • 53,015 cumulative cases since week 1.

  • 795 cumulative deaths since week 1.

  • 1.5% overall Case Fatality Rate.