Cholera in Senegal- update 5
27 May 2005
From the week 16-22 May 2005, the Ministry of Health, Senegal reported a total of 766 cases and 8 deaths (case fatality rate 1.04%). The outbreak has affected the districts of Diourbel, Fatick, Louga and Dakar. Diourbel is still the most severely affected region with 370 cases, an increase of 64 cases since last week. Cases appear to be increasing in Fatick and Louga districts as well.