PRO/EAFR> Cholera – Cameroon (2): update


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Date: Sun 27 Aug 2023
Source: Africa CDC [edited]

Since the last update (11 Aug 2023), the Cameroon MoH reported 119 new
cases (42 new confirmed; 77 suspected) and no new deaths of cholera.
This is a 38% decrease in the number of new cases reported compared to
last week. On average, there has been a 125% increase in the number of
new cases and a 4% increase in new deaths reported over the past 4

Cumulatively 19 885 cases (1933 confirmed; 17 952 suspected) and 480
deaths (CFR: 2.4%) from cholera have been reported from Cameroon. The
outbreak is active in 15 health districts in 2 regions (Centre and

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