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Yemen: Cholera Outbreak Daily Epidemiology Update (5 July 2017)

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From 27 April to 4 July 2017, 275 987 suspected cholera cases and 1 634 deaths (CFR: 0.6%) have been reported in 91.0% (21/23) of Yemen governorates, and 86.2% (287/333) of the districts.

Geographical distribution of cases

The four most affected governorates were Amanat Al Asimah, Al Hudaydah, Hajjah and Amran with 47.9% (132 265/275 987) of the cases reported since 27 April 2017. Amran, Al Mahwit and Sana’a governorates had the highest attack rates (19.3‰, 18.2‰ and 17.8‰ respectively), and Raymah, Hajjah and Ibb governorates the highest case fatality ratios (1.5%, 1.0% and 1.0% respectively).

Al Hali (Al Hudaydah gov., 11 749 cases, 21 deaths), Bani Al Harith (Amanat Al Asimah gov., 7 789 cases, 10 deaths), Ma’ain (Amanat Al Asimah gov., 7 564, 7 deaths) and As Sabain (Amanat Al Asimah gov., 5 971 cases, 9 deaths) were still the four most affected districts.