Currently, in Haiti there are cholera cases in the 10 departments of Haiti and deaths in 9 departments. The highest incidence rate registered is in the Artibonite department with 246 cases per 10,000 inhabitants, followed by Nord Ouest with 114 cases per 10,000 inhabitants and Centre with 102 cases per 10,000 inhabitants.
In Dominican Republic, from the laboratory confirmation of the first case of cholera in EW 46, and as part of enhanced surveillance implemented by the Ministry of Public Health, a total of 9 cholera cases were detected of which four required hospitalizations. One case has been considered imported while the remaining eight cases were considered autochthons.
Epidemiological Alert: Update on Cholera Situation (1 December 2010)
Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 December 2010 16:55