05 Sep 2018 Tanzania

As of 26 August 2018, a total of 3,616 cases with 68 deaths were reported from Tanzania Mainland since the beginning of 2018. No case was reported from Zanzibar. Cholera cases in 2018 increased and nearly doubled during the period of January – August 2018 when compared to the same period in 2017.

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03 Jul 2018 Tanzania

From 1 January 2018 to 24 June 2018, there have been 2, 741 cases (57 deaths) in Tanzania mainland (no cases reported on Zanzibar Island). Overall, cholera cases have increased and nearly doubled from January to June 2018 compared to the same period in 2017. All six zones in Tanzania, except Lake Zone, have reported at least one cholera case in 2018. The risk factors for a cholera upsurge remain around the country.

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20 Feb 2018 Tanzania

Tanzania has been experiencing a cholera outbreak since 15 August 2015 and a rise in cholera incidence was reported in mainland Tanzania in the last four weeks. As of 11 February 2018, Tanzania's mainland has reported a cumulative of 29 360 cases with 481 deaths. 

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20 Dec 2017 Tanzania

As of 15 December 2017, the flare-up of cholera in Tanzania mainland continues, with new areas being affected. A total of 4,525 cholera cases and 82 deaths have been reported so far this year (4,167 cases and 78 deaths on the mainland and 358 cases and four deaths on Zanzibar). 

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30 Nov 2017 Tanzania

As of 27 November 2017, a total of 3,597 cases with 60 deaths have been reported this year. In the past week, new cases were reported in Kigoma (18), Mbeya (11), and other (14).

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24 Aug 2017 Tanzania

As of 18 August 2017, in the week ending 13 August 2017, a total of 169 new suspected cholera cases and four deaths were reported in mainland Tanzania. The districts afffected were Mbarali (116 cases), Iringa DC (40), Korogwe DC (7), Mbeya City (4), and Chunya DC (2). Since the beginning of the outbreak in August 2015, a total of 26,030 cases with 411 deaths have been reported in Tanzania mainland and 4,689 cases with 72 deaths in Zanzibar.

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22 Jun 2017 Tanzania

As of 16 June 2017, a cumulative of 29,831 suspected cases including 464 deaths have been reported between January and 11 June 2017. The week ending 11 June 2017 saw 60 new suspected cases in the Dar es Salaam region (11) and Zanzibar (49).

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02 Feb 2017 Tanzania

As of 1 February 2017, a total of 823 cases with 14 deaths have been reported across seven districts in January 2017.

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27 Apr 2016 Tanzania

As of 20 April 2016, a total of 24,108 cases, including 378 deaths, had been reported nationwide. The majority of these cases had been reported from 23 regions in mainland Tanzania (20,961 cases, including 329 deaths).

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14 Dec 2015 Tanzania

As of 8 December 2015, a total of 10,412 cholera cases and 159 deaths have been reported in 21 of the country’s 30 regions. The capital, Dar es Salaam, accounts for 44% of the cases.

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27 Nov 2015 Tanzania

As of 18 November 2015 the cumulative number of suspected/confirmed cases of cholera is 9,240 with 132 cumulative total deaths in 19 regions. Zanzibar has reported a total of 380 cholera cases and four deaths. 90 new cases were reported from Pemba between 9th-19th November.

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27 Nov 2015 Tanzania

As of 26 November 2015, the World Health Organization has confirmed at least 9,871 cases of cholera, including 150 deaths, across the country.

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10 Nov 2015 Tanzania

As of 8 November 2015 seven cases of cholera have been reported in the Kigoma region. The previous outbreak was reported to have ended in September 2015.

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