Health Ministry of Somalia Reports 25 New Cholera Cases

October 25, 2019 (AO) – Ministry of Health of Somalia has announced 25 new suspected cases of cholera, with no deaths, for epidemiological week 39 (23-29 September) in 2019.

According to a dispatch compiled by the World Health Organisation (WHO) no suspected cholera cases were reported between epidemiological weeks 1 and 7 due to the closure of the main cholera treatment center from which the data was collected.

The cumulative total number of suspected cholera cases since the beginning of this outbreak in December 2017 is 8778, including 46 associated death cases.