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Situation Report for Acute Watery Diarrhea/Cholera Epidemiological Week 23 (3rd – 9th -June 2019)

HIGHLIGHTS

A total of 149 new cases of Cholera were reported in week 23 from Banadir CTC

No death was reported in week 23

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

A cumulative total of 7,650 cases including 46 deaths were reported from December 2017 to 9 June 2019 in 5 regions

Only Banadir region has active cases of cholera to date.

Due to limited funding, response activities are constrained

KEY FIGURES

149 new cases with no death

47% of the new cases were female

69% of the cases were =5 years

All Cases reported in week 23 had never received cholera vaccine

A total of 17 districts in Banadir region have reported cholera cases from February 9 June 2019

7,650 cumulative cases including 46 deaths from December 2017 till 9 June 2019 (CFR 0.6%)

Source: World Health Organization

https://reliefweb.int/report/somalia/situation-report-acute-watery-diarrheacholera-epidemiological-week-23-3rd-9th-june