Yemen: Cholera Situation Update Weekly Epidemiological Bulletin: W 11 2019 (11 Mar to 17 Mar 2019)

Report
from World Health Organization
Published on 17 Mar 2019 View Original

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Figures from 27 April to 31 Dec 2017

  • 1105 confirmed cases.

  • 305 affected districts.

  • The governorates with highest AR/10,000 are Amran, Al Mahwit, Al Dhale'e ,Hajjah, Abyen, Sana'a, Dhamar, Al Hudaydah

Figures from 1 Jan to 31 Dec 2018.

  • 371,323 suspected cholera cases with 505 associated deaths (CFR 0.14%),

  • 276 affected districts.

  • Children <5 represent 32% of the total suspected cases.

  • The proportion of severe cases is 12.7%

  • 194,003 rapid diagnostic tests (RDT) were performed, 49,447 positive RDT.

  • 3,460 confirmed cases.

Figures from 1 Jan to 17 Mar 2019.

  • 108,889 suspected cholera cases with 190 associated deaths (CFR 0.17%),

  • 261 affected districts.

  • Children <5 represent 26% of the total suspected cases.

  • The proportion of severe cases is 14%

  • 47,853 rapid diagnostic tests (RDT) were performed, 23,536 positive RDT.

  • 1,086 confirmed cases.

Country level trend

  • From W9 –W11 at the country level, the trend of suspected cases is increasing (+24 %).

Week (11) 2019

  • 17,676 suspected cases and 32 associated deaths.

  • The districts reporting the highest number of cases are: Bani Al Harith (768), Ma'ain (724), Shu'aub (639), As Sabain (551), Hamdan (548).

  • 21 % are severe cases

  • 10,031 RDTs were performed. 6,221 were positive (62%)

  • 24 confirmed results from: Ibb (19), Amanat Al Asimah (4), Al Hudaydah (1).