A Shigellosis outbreak was declared November 26, 2021 in Bulawayo City, the second largest city in Zimbabwe.
The outbreak is mostly centered around Tshabalala suburb. As of Dec. 15, a total of 1,111 cases and 1 death (CFR 0.1%) have been reported so far from Bulawayo City.
The source of the outbreak is not reported.
From the beginning of the year to Dec. 12, 2021, Zimbabwe recorded 13,397 cases of Shigellosis with 22 deaths (CFR 0.2%).