South Sudan

Situation Report #106 on Cholera in South Sudan as at 23:59 Hours, 3 February 2017


Situation Update

Cholera outbreaks have been confirmed in 9 (28%) of 32 states countrywide. The affected states include Imatong, Eastern Lakes, Jubek, Terekeka, Jonglei, Western Bieh, Northern Liech, Southern Liech; and Central Upper Nile (Table 1 and Figure 1.0). Suspect cholera cases are being investigated in Jalle, Bor South; Shambe in Yirol East; and five neighborhoods in Jubek (Table 4). Two samples from Madol in Mayendit tested positive for cholera by culturing on 31 January 2017. Cumulatively 159 (36.5 %) of the samples tested positive for Vibrio Cholerae inaba in the National Public Health Laboratory as of 3 February 2017 (Table 3).