South Sudan

Cholera in Juba, Central Equatoria State, Republic of South Sudan - Situation Report # 1 as at 23:59 Hours, 22 June 2015


Situation Update

As of 22 June 2015, a total of 189 cholera cases including 19 deaths (CFR 10%) have been reported from 44 villages in seven Payams of Juba County (Table 1). The initial cases were traced back to 18 May 2015 in UN House PoC, cases followed by New site, Mangatain IDP, Gumbo, and Gudele.

Epidemiological updates:

Fourteen new cholera cases were reported in Juba on 21 June 2015.

o All the new cases were reported by Juba Teaching Hospital

o One new community death was reported retrospectively by St. Kizito Medical clinic and occurred on 19 June 2015

 Cumulatively, 189 cholera cases including 19 deaths (nine facility and 10 community) have been reported since the initial case was reported in Juba on 26 May 2015