Admin l Tuesday, August 07, 2018
CONGO, DR – Not less than 34 people have been killed following the onset of Ebola Virus Disease(EVD) in the Democratic Republic of Congo. According to the World Health Organisation(WHO), 16 deaths have been confirmed, 27 probable cases, total cases 43. Deaths 34(7 confirmed, 27 probable), WHO has reported.
Confirmed cases: 16
Probable cases: 27
Total cases: 43
Deaths: 34 (7 confirmed, 27 probable)
On 1 August 2018, the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo declared a new outbreak of Ebola virus disease in North Kivu Province.
The Ministry of Health, WHO and partners are already responding to this event, and working to establish the full extent of this outbreak. “Numbers may fluctuate on a daily basis due to many factors, including continuing monitoring, investigation and reclassification of cases. Alert and suspected cases (not reported here), are systematically investigated to confirm or exclude Ebola virus disease before inclusion in the case counts or discarded as non-cases”, WHO said.