So while the daily total of cases for these five days is 1,606, the cumulative total since October 2010 has risen by 2,240. It now stands at 628,139 cases.
Similarly, 10 persons died of cholera in these five days, but the cumulative totals show an increase of 18 and a current total of 7,805.
The highest daily number of cases was on December 5, with 368. The numbers gradually fell to 176 on December 9; but that day also saw the highest number of deaths, 3.