Daily cholera update and alerts, 07 Apr 2009

Source: Government of Zimbabwe; World Health Organization (WHO)
cholera_update_3.jpgCholera Patients * Please note that daily information collection is a challenge due to communication and staff constraints. On-going data cleaning may result in

Any change will then be explained.

** Daily information on new deaths should not imply that these deaths
occurred in cases reported that day. Therefore daily CFRs >100% may
occasionally result

A. Highlights of the day:

– 182 Cases and 13 deaths added today (in comparison with 536 cases and 7 deaths yesterday)

– 76.7 % of the districts affected have reported today 46 out of 60 affected


– 96.8 % of districts reported to be affected (60 districts out of 62)

– Cumulative Institutional Case Fatality Rate = 1.7%

– Daily Institutional CFR = 5.06 %.

– No report received from most districts of Masvingo

– Data Cleaning

– Shamva denotified 2 cases and 5 deaths

– Chikomba 1 death

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