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Table 4 Link between index cases of the 2014 cholera cases in GAR

From: Epidemiological link of a major cholera outbreak in Greater Accra region of Ghana, 2014

Sequence of index cases Date of onset District reporting index case Community index case lived Places visited prior to symptoms District (visited visited) Source of food/water
1 9/6/14 Accra Metro Agbado did not visit anyone Accra Metro Bought food across the street
2 1/7/14 Adentan East legon Mother is a trader, buys food stuff from Makola Accra Metro Bought food for the child at Makola
3 4/7/14 Ashiaman Klagon Visited some friends in Accra during his vacation Accra Metro ate in Accra during his visit
4 7/7/14 Ga West Tentra Hill Schools at Achimota Accra Metro Bought food from school
5 9/7/14 La Dade Kotopon Weija visted the auntie in Dansoman Accra Metro could not remember
6 14/7/14 Ledzokuku Krowor Teshie Salem didn’t go anywhere apart from school LedzokukuKrowor Bought food from outside
7 19/7/14 Tema Metro Awudun A fisherman, goes to the sea all the time Tema Metro could not remember
8 21/7/14 Ga East Ashongman Sells at Kwame Nkrumah circle Accra Metro Bought food from circle
9 23/7/14 La Nkwantanan Agbogba Mother didn’t know where he went to Ga East mother could not tell
10 23/7/14 Ga Central Santa Maria Child attends school in Lapaz Accra Metro Bought food from school
11 23/7/14 Ga South Anyaa Trader at Lapaz Accra Metro Ate and drinks in Lapaz
12 30/7/14 Shai Osu Doku Dodowa Went to Accra to buy something a day before onset Accra Metro Ate in Accra
13 3/8/14 Kpone Katamanso KponeApolo A caterer, goes to tema to buy food stuff Tema Metro Could not remember
14 5/8/14 Ada East Korlekope came from Chorkor to visit a relative on Aug 4 Accra Metro Ate home prepared food
15 12/8/14 Ningo Prampram Darkuman Lives in Darkuman, had his service in Ningo Prampram Accra Metro Patronize food vendors