Currently, in Haiti Currently, there are cases and deaths due to cholera in the 10 departments of Haiti. The highest cumulative incidence rate as of EW 48 was observed in the department of Artibonite with 274 cases per 10,000 inhabitants, followed by Nord Ouest and Centre with 149 and 145 cases per 10,000 inhabitants, respectively. These departments also recorded the highest cumulative incidence rates in the previous week.
In Dominican Republic, From EW 46 to EW 48, the Ministry of Public Health recorded 22 laboratory confirmed cholera cases, of which 15 were hospitalized. No deaths were recorded. Also, 2 cases have been considered imported and 20 autochthonous.
Epidemiological Alert: Update on Cholera Situation (7 December 2010)
Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 December 2010 17:15