Somalia

Situation Report for Acute Watery Diarrhea/Cholera, Epidemiological Week 50 (11 - 17 December 2017)

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • A total of 114 new cases of AWD were reported in week 50 compared to 43 cases in week 49 in Beletweyne district.
  • The new AWD cases were reported from Belet-Weyne district of Hiraan region
  • No new death has been reported since August 2017
  • A cumulative total of 60,910 cases and 820 deaths have been reported in 52 districts of 16 regions of South central and Puntland since January 2017
  • The number of AWD/Cholera cases and deaths in inaccessible areas are 4 times the number of cases and deaths in areas that are accessible
  • The 9 stool samples collected from Belet-Weyne district tested positive for V. Cholerae, Ogawa, O1

KEY FIGURES /WEEK 50

  • 114 new cases
  • No death
  • 54% of the new cases were female
  • 76% of the cases were children below 5 years
  • 11 sections reported new AWD cases in Beletweyne
  • 60,910 cumulative cases (week 1-50)
  • 820 cumulative deaths (week 1-50)
  • 1.4% overall case fatality rate