Cholera in Haiti: Factsheet

Source: Directorate of Epidemiology, Laboratory & Research, Haiti Ministry of Public Health and Population Since the cholera outbreak began in October, 2010, 679,262 cases have been reported, including 377,837 hospitalized cases, of which 8,279 died. There was a 29% decrease in the number of deaths from 2010 to 2011, and a 71% decrease from 2011 to 2012. There has been a 42% decrease in cases between January and October 2013 compared to the same period in 2012.

Year

Cases seen

2010 (Oct 21– Dec 185351 31) 2011 350007 2012 2013 (as of Oct 10) Total 100933 42971 679262

Hospitalized cases 103782 185459 61500 27096 377837

Deaths 4101 2897 897 384 8279

Three-month period July-Sept2010 July-Sept 2011 July-Sept 2012 July-Sept 2013

Cases seen 0 87398 20368 16469

Hospitalized cases 0 47029 13107 10786

Deaths 0 758 200 137

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