Syria: Cholera outbreak in the northeastern regions
Created: 27/09/2022 +


On 10 September 2022, the Syrian Ministry of Health announced a cholera outbreak after 15 confirmed cases and one death. By that time, at least 936 cases of severe acute watery diarrhoea and six related deaths had been identified in the country, possibly linked to the cholera outbreak. As at 27 September, the outbreak was rapidly extending in the northeastern governorates of Ar-Raqqa, Deir-ez-Zor, and Hasake. There were over 5,900 suspected cholera cases, around 98 confirmed cases, and 36 related deaths.