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Since the beginning of October 2022, the South Africa National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) reports 397 laboratory-confirmed measles cases.


Declared measles outbreaks have been reported in Limpopo (145 cases), Mpumalanga (79 cases), North West (125 cases), Gauteng (18 cases), and Free State (15 cases) provinces.

Fifteen additional cases were reported in four other provinces for a national total of 397.

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Of the 382 cases in the provinces where the measles outbreak has been declared, the vaccination status of 75 (20%) was known, of whom 31 (41%) were vaccinated.