South Sudan

Situation Report #107 on Cholera in South Sudan as at 23:59 Hours, 10 February 2017


Situation Update

A total of 12 counties in (28%) of 32 states countrywide have confirmed cholera outbreaks (Table 1; Figure 1.0). The most recent cases were confirmed in Bor South, Jonglei state on 9 February 2017. Suspect cholera cases are being investigated and responded to in Adior, Shambe, and Langmatot in Yirol East county; Panyagor in Twic East county; and Moldova in Duk county (Table 4). During week 6 of 2017, a total of 12 samples from Bor South, Fangak, and Bentiu PoC tested positive for cholera (Table 3). Cumulatively, 171 (37.3 %) samples have tested positive for Vibrio Cholerae inaba in the National Public Health Laboratory as of 10 February 2017 (Table 3).