Title

Epidemiological Update: Cholera - 25 October 2022

Date of Publication

2022 12:00 AM

Security Theme

Health

Keywords

Health, Haiti, Cholera, Port-au-Prince, Cases, Deaths, health

Description

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 22 October 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 2,243 suspected cases, including 219 confirmed cases, 1,415 hospitalized suspected cases, and 55 registered deaths. Of a total of 818 samples analyzed by the National Public Health Laboratory (LNSP per its acronym in French), the positivity rate was 25.3%. The Artibonite, Grand'Anse, Nippes and Sud-Est departments have confirmed their cases by rapid diagnostic tests, while the Center and Ouest cases have been confirmed by culture.

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Epidemiological Update: Cholera - 25 October 2022

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 22 October 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 2,243 suspected cases, including 219 confirmed cases, 1,415 hospitalized suspected cases, and 55 registered deaths. Of a total of 818 samples analyzed by the National Public Health Laboratory (LNSP per its acronym in French), the positivity rate was 25.3%. The Artibonite, Grand'Anse, Nippes and Sud-Est departments have confirmed their cases by rapid diagnostic tests, while the Center and Ouest cases have been confirmed by culture.