Situation Report for Acute Watery Diarrhea/Cholera, Epidemiological Week 7 (13 - 19 February 2017)

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  • 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