Yemen: Cholera Response Weekly Epidemiological Bulletin: W47 2017 (November 20 - 26) [EN/AR]
The cumulative total from 27 April 2017 to 26 Nov 2017 is 959,810 suspected cholera cases and 2,219 associated deaths, (CFR 0.23%), 1049 have been confirmed by culture.
59.2 % of death were severe cases at admission
The total proportion of severe cases among the suspected cases is 18%
The national attack rate is 348.51 per 10,000. The five governorates with the highest cumulative attack rates per 10,000 remain Amran (814), Al Mahwit (773), Al Dhale’e (642), Abyan (492) and Sana’a (465).
Children under 5 years old represent 28% of total suspected cases.
In total, 21,754 rapid diagnostic tests (RDT) have been performed which represents 22.7% coverage. - 2,376 cultures have been performed which represents 22.3% coverage.
The last positive culture was on 7 Nov 2017 in Al Garahi district. -Among the 305 affected districts, 44 districts in 12 governorates (Abyen, Al Baydha, Al Hudeideh, Al mahrah, Hajjah, Lahj ,Marib, Mokalla, Sa'dah, Seyoun, Shabwah, Taizz) did not report any suspected case the last three consecutive 3 weeks.