Situation Report for Acute Watery Diarrhea/Cholera, Epidemiological Week 32 (7 – 13 August 2017)

Report
from World Health Organization, Government of Somalia
Published on 13 Aug 2017 View Original

HIGHLIGHTS

  • A total of 163 AWD/cholera cases and no deaths (CFR-0%) were reported from 22 districts in 9 regions during week 32. Of these, 82 cases (50%) were reported from Banadir region.

  • There was a 30% decrease in the number of new AWD/cholera cases from 234 cases in week 31 to 163 cases in week 32.

  • The number of cases in South Central decreased from 205 and 2 deaths during week 31 to 144 cases and no deaths in week 32.

  • In Puntland, AWD/cholera cases decreased from 29 and no deaths during week 31 to 19 cases and no deaths during week 32.

  • Most of the cases were reported from Banadir, Lower Jubba and Middle Shabelle regions.

KEY FIGURES

  • 163 new cases.

  • No deaths.

  • 0% Case Fatality Rate (CFR).

  • 49% of the cases were female.

  • 55% of the cases were children < 5 years.

  • 22 districts reported cases.

  • 60,191 cumulative cases (week 1-32).

  • 820 cumulative deaths (week 1-32).

  • 1.4% overall CFR.