Sudan: cVDPV2 Outbreak Response Situation Report No. 6 (Last Updated: 4 November 2020)

Situation Report
Originally published


Situation overview

  • In total, 39 cases across 13 states have been confirmed in Sudan since the beginning of the outbreak.

  • The cases have onset of paralysis between 7 March 2020 and 3 September 2020.

  • A total number of infected localities (districts) is 33.

  • A total of eight environmental samples positive for cVDPV2 have been confirmed so far, all from Khartoum state with most recent collection on 9 August 2020.

  • Preparations for the first vaccination round in response to the outbreak are nearing completion.