South Sudan

South Sudan: Integrated Disease surveillance and response (IDSR) Epidemiological Bulletin Week 1, 2021 ( January 4 - January 10)

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Major epidemiological highlights in week 1 highlights of 2021

  • In week 1, 2021 IDSR reporting completeness was 87% and timeliness was 66% at health facility level. EWARN reporting completeness was 88% and timeliness was 66%

  • Of the 129 alerts in week 1, 2021; 66% were verified 0% were risk assessed and 0% required a response. Malaria (49), AWD (52), ARI (9), measles (1) and bloody diarrhea (15) were the most frequent alerts in week 1, 2021

  • Malaria remains the top cause of morbidity and accounted for 37,765 cases (53.6% of OPD cases)

  • A total of 1,758 COVID-19 alerts have been investigated with 1,653 (94.0%) being verified. Total of 3,662 COVID-19 confirmed cases and 63 deaths, CFR of 2.0%

  • Other hazards include floods in over 47 counties; measles in Ibba; HEV in Bentiu PoC; and suspected HEV in Abyei