Situation Report #119 on Cholera in South Sudan as at 23:59 Hours, 5 May 2017

Epidemic Trends

Cholera confirmed in Kapoeta South after four of six samples tested positive for Vibrio cholerae on 5 May 2017 Table 3. Table 1 summarizes reported cases (confirmed or suspected), admissions and deaths during the current reporting period, and cumulatively, by affected county and state. Currently, 9 (47%) out of 19 counties ever affected (since June 2016) have reported cholera cases in the past 4 reporting periods (weeks) and are considered to have active transmission Table 1.