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Cholera situation update, Yemen - Epidemiological week 11 2019

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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).

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Original Publication Date: 
21 Mar 2019
Document type: 
Situation Report
Location(s): 
Yemen
Theme(s): 
Epidemic
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Yemen: Cholera Outbreak - Oct 2016