Somalia

Situation Report for Acute Watery Diarrhea/Cholera Epidemiological Week 36 (31st August-06th Sept 2020)

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HIGHLIGHTS

• A total of 69 new suspected cases of cholera were reported in week 36 from Bay (20) and Banadir (49 cases) regions

• No death was reported in the past three weeks

• A cumulative total of 5,691 cases including 30 deaths were reported from January 2020 in 5 regions

• All cholera cases reported during this outbreak have never received Oral Cholera Vaccine (OCV)

CUMMULATIVE FIGURES

• 69 new suspected cases with no death

• 48% of the new cases are female

• 43% of the cases are aged ≤2years

• 57% cholera deaths are ≤2 years

• 29 flood affected districts affected by cholera outbreak

• Cumulatively; 5,691 cases and 30 deaths (CFR 0.5%) reported since January 2020