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Somalia: Situation report for acute watery diarrhoea/ cholera Epidemiological week 14 (3 – 9 April 2017)

Highlights

 A total of 3128 AWD/ cholera cases and 32 deaths (CFR–1.0%) were reported during week 14 (3 – 9 April 2017) in 50 districts in 11 regions. Of these, 223 cases were reported from Walaweyn in Lower Shebelle, which represents 7.1% of the total cases.

 There is a slight decrease in the number of new AWD/ cholera cases and deaths reported – 3128 cases/ 32 deaths were recorded in week 14 compared to 3292 cases/ 67 deaths in week 13.

 New locations that have reported new AWD/ cholera cases and deaths are: Teyeglow and Ato Village in Elbarde district in Bakool region, and Abdi Ali village in Lower Shebelle region. Additional alerts were recorded from other regions or districts; verification by surveillance officers is ongoing. 

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Organization(s): 
World Health Organization
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Original Publication Date: 
18 Апр 2017
Document type: 
Situation Report
Location(s): 
Somalia
Coordination hub(s): 
Nairobi
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