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Situation Report for Acute Watery Diarrhea/Cholera Epidemiological Week 13 (25 -31 March 2019)


A total of 40 new cases of Cholera were reported in week 13 from Banadir CTC

No death was reported in week 13

No cases of AWD/Cholera were reported from weeks 1 to 7 due to closure of CTCs

A cumulative total of 7,005 cases including 46 deaths were reported from December 2017 to 31 March 2019 in 5 regions

Only Banadir region has active cases of cholera to date

Due to limited funding, response activities are constrained


40 new cases with no death

58% of the new cases were female

45% of the cases were =5 years

All Cases reported in week 13 had never received cholera vaccine

A total of 16 districts in Banadir region have reported cholera cases from February 31 March 2019

7,005 cumulative cases including 46 deaths from December 2017 till 31 Mar 2019 (CFR 0.7%)

Source: World Health Organization