The present report contains update information about the cholera cases in Haiti and the Dominican Republic. In Haiti the number of deaths at the national level, of the 1,415 deaths recorded by the MSPP, 67% occurred at the health services level, and 33% at the community level. The in-hospital case fatality rate at the national level is 2.3%. In the DOminican Repúblic, the IHR National Focal Point reported a confirmed imported cholera case in a 32-year-old male who was hospitalized after presenting an acute diarrheal syndrome. Later, other two cases were confirmed, all of them in Santo Domingo.
Epidemiological Alert: Update on Cholera Situation (23 November 2010)
Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 November 2010 11:06