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Epidemiological Update – Cholera – 17 January 2023 – Haiti – ReliefWeb

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Summary of the current situation
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Since the notification of the first two confirmed cases of Vibrio cholerae O1 in the greater Port-au-Prince area on 2 October 2022, to 14 January 2022, the Haitian Ministry of Health (Ministère de la Santé Publique et de la Population, MSPP per its French acronym)2, reported a total of 24,232 suspected cases (Figure 1) in 10 departments of the country, including 1,742 confirmed cases, 20,505 hospitalized suspected cases, and 483 registered deaths3. This represents an increase in the last 7 days of 5% in suspected cases (N=1,188), 11% in confirmed cases (N=166) and 4% in deaths (N=19). As of 14 January 2023, 9 departments have confirmed cases (Artibonite, Centre, Grand-Anse, Nippes, Nord, Nord-Ouest, Ouest, Sud and Sud-Est). To date, the case fatality rate among suspected cases is 2.0%.
Of a total of 4,672 samples analyzed by the National Public Health Laboratory (LNSP for its acronym in French), 1,742 were confirmed (37.3% positivity rate).
Of the total reported suspected cases with available information, 57% are male and 49% are aged 19 years or younger. The most affected age group is 1 to 4-year-olds (20%), followed by 5 to 9-year-olds (15%) and 20 to 29-year-olds (14.5%)
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