WHO | Situation Report Iraq
30 July 2022
Epidemiological situation update:
- As of 24 July 2022, Iraq reported 449 confirmed cases of cholera, with three associated deaths. The most affected governorates are Kirkuk (225 cases and two deaths), Baghdad-Rasafa (124 cases and one death) and Thi Qar (61 cases). Acute diarrhea cases in camps were also reported through the Early Warning, Alert and Response Network (EWARN).
- To date, 1062 suspected Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever cases were reported, of which 269 were confirmed by laboratory, with 78 related suspected deaths and 48 deaths among confirmed cases (representing 17.8% of case fatality rate). All governorates reported confirmed cases except for Sulaymaniyah.
- During the reporting period, 24 647 new COVID-19 cases were reported, representing an increase of 25% compared to the previous week. 20 deaths were reported during the week, representing an increase of 25% compared to the previous week.