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Yemen: Cholera Outbreak Daily Epidemiology Update (20 July 2017)

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From 27 April to 19 July 2017, 368 207 suspected cholera cases and 1 828 deaths (CFR: 0.5%) have been reported in 91.3% (21/23) of Yemen governorates, and 88.6% (295/333) of the districts.

Geographical distribution of cases

  • The five most affected governorates were Amanat Al Asimah, Al Hudaydah, Hajjah, Amran and Ibb with 53.8% (198 227/368 207) of the cases reported since 27 April 2017.

    • Al Dhaele’e, Al Mahwit and Amran governorates had the highest attack rates (27.2‰, 26.7‰ and 24.7‰ respectively)
    • Raymah ,Hajjah and Ibb governorates reported the highest case fatality ratios (CFR: 1.3%, 0.9% and 0.8% respectively).
  • The five most affected districts were Al Hali district (Al Hudaydah governorate, 14 229 suspected cases and 23 deaths), Ma’ain (Amanat Al Asimah, 9 164 suspected cases and 10 deaths), Bani Al Harith (Amanat Al Asimah, 9 090 suspected cases and 10 deaths), As Sabain (Amanat Al Asimah, 7 215 suspected cases and 11 deaths), and Al Hawak (Al Hudaydah governorate, 6 907 suspected cases and 11 deaths)