There was an increase in the number of AWD/Cholera cases and deaths reported from 854 cases and 9 deaths in week 6 to 1502 cases and 79 deaths in week 7
A total of 1502 AWD/Cholera cases and 79 deaths (CFR 5.3%) were reported during week 7 (7th to 19th February) in 31 districts in 8 regions. Of the 1502 AWD cases reported in all districts,212 cases were reported from Burdhuhunle in Bakol which represents 14% of the total cases.
AWD/cholera has spread to new areas in south central;Baidoa districts in the villages of G. Burey and Nesboy while in Bakol region new AWD cases were reported in Burdhunle district
In Puntland, new AWD cases have been reported in Jawlle IDP camp in Garowe district Nugal region
Stool samples collected from Jawle IDP camps in Nugal were negative for Vibrio Cholera