South Sudan

Cholera outbreak in Juba, Central Equatoria State - Situation Report (Sitrep No. 6) as at 18:00 Hours, 21 May 2014

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Forty nine (49) new cases were admitted at cholera treatment centre (CTC) in Juba Teaching Hospital (JTH) on 20 May 2014. A total of 17 cases were discharged on 20 May 2014 leaving 87 patients on admission in the cholera treatment centre.

ƒ Overall, a cumulative of 315 cholera cases including seven (7) health facility deaths and seven (7) community deaths (CFR 4.4%) have been reported since the onset of the outbreak on 24 April 2014. The majority of the reported cases 228 (72.4%) have been treated at the JTH CTC.

ƒ Cholera cases have been reported from six Payams in Juba county with the most affected being Northern Bari 144 (46%), Muniki 69 (22%), Rejaf 29 (9%), Juba 44 (14%), and Kator 18 (6%).