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Yemen: Cholera Outbreak Daily Epidemiology Update (8 July 2017)

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  • From 27 April to 7 July 2017, 297 438 suspected cholera cases and 1 706 deaths (CFR: 0.6%) have been reported in 95.6% (22/23) of Yemen governorates, and 86.5% (288/333) of the districts.

Geographical distribution of cases

The four most affected governorates were Amanat Al Asimah, Al Hudaydah, Hajjah and Amran with 47.3% (140 750/297 438) of the cases reported since 27 April 2017. Amran, Al Dhaele’e and Al Mahwit governorates had the highest attack rates (20.5‰, 20.1‰ and 19.6‰ respectively), and Raymah, Hajjah and Ibb governorates the highest case fatality ratios (1.4%, 1.0% and 1.0% respectively) (see table).

Number of suspected cholera cases & deaths, AR and CFR by governorate, Yemen, 27 April – 7 July 2017