South Sudan: Integrated Disease surveillance and response (IDSR) Epidemiological Bulletin Week 25 of 2020 (June 15- June 21)

Major epidemiological highlights in week 25 highlights of 2020

  • In week 25, 2020 IDSR reporting completeness was 89% and timeliness was 77% at health facility level. EWARN reporting completeness was 89% and timeliness was 79%
  • Of the 90 alerts in week 25, 2020; 75% were verified 0% were risk assessed and 0% required a response. Malaria (22), AWD (20), ARI (28), measles (1) and bloody diarrhea (16) were the most frequent alerts in week 25, 2020.
  • New measles cases confirmed in Wau and Bentiu PoC are being responded to through enhanced surveillance and routine immunization.
  • A total of 587 COVID-19 alerts have been investigated with 477 being verified.
  • Total of 1916 COVID-19 confirmed cases and 35 deaths, CFR of 1.8%

Source: World Health Organization