Surveillance of cholera

Learn how cholera is monitored.

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How many cases are there of cholera in Canada?

Cholera is an uncommonly diagnosed infection in Canada. Fewer than 40 cases were reported to the Notifiable Disease Surveillance System between 2007 and 2016.

How many cases are there of cholera around the world?

There are about 1.3 to 4 million cases of cholera each year worldwide.

How does Canada monitor cholera?

Cholera is a nationally notifiable disease in all provinces and territories.

Cases are reported to:

Canada uses various surveillance systems to monitor cases of food-borne illness.

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