Ebola outbreak update for today Wednesday September 17, 2014

Health workers take blood samples for Ebola virus testing at a screening tent in the local government hospital in Kenema

 

EBOLA OUTBREAK UPDATES—September 17, 2014

 

  • DISCHARGED CASES

 

  • Total Survived and Released Patients  =  349

 

  • NEW CASES

 

  • New Confirmed cases  = 29, as follows:

Kailahun = 22, Kenema = 1, Kono = 0

Bombali = 0, Kambia = 0, Koinadugu = 0, Port Loko =0, Tonkolili = 3

Bo = 1, Bonthe = 0, Moyamba = 0, Pujehun = 0

Western Area Urban = 2, Western Area Rural = 0

 

  • CUMULATIVE CASES

 

  • Cumulative confirmed cases = 1,571, as follows:

Kailahun = 551, Kenema = 410, Kono =15

Bombali =113, Kambia =3, Koinadugu =0, Port Loko =155, Tonkolili = 35

Bo = 77, Bonthe = 1, Moyamba = 17, Pujehun = 10

Western Urban = 129, Western Rural = 55

 

  • CUMULATIVE DEATHS

 

  • Total cumulative confirmed death is 483, as follows:

Kailahun = 195, Kenema = 229, Kono = 2

Bombali = 6, Kambia = 1, Koinadugu = 0, Port Loko = 16, Tonkolili = 2

Bo = 16, Bonthe = 1, Moyamba = 6, Pujehun = 1

Western Area Urban = 6, Western Area Rural = 2

 

  • Probable cases = 37
  • Probable deaths = 37
  • Suspected cases = 127
  • Suspected deaths = 11

 

IMPORTANT NOTE!

 

Koinadugu still remains the only district that has not registered confirmed cases of Ebola in Sierra Leone

 

IMPORTANT NOTE:

 

The Red Cross Ebola Treatment Centre in Kenema is now functional and has started admitting Ebola Confirmed Cases

 

IMPORTANT NOTE

 

Ebola Emergency Account Details:

Account Number (Leones): 003001118285030109

Account Number (USD): 003001014138030145

 

The Ebola Emergency Account is audited by Chartered Accountants from the KPMG Accounting and Auditing Firm at the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC)

 

 All Cash Donations are deposited at the Ebola Emergency Account managed by the EOC, and kind donations (Medicines, Equipment, Supplies, etc.) are held at the Government Medical logistics stores, Freetown, by the Ebola Logistics team, for processing, storage and equitable distribution as required throughout the country.

 

  • ISSUED BY:

 

The Ebola Viral Situation Report, Ministry of Health and Sanitation

 

 For more information, please contact:

 

District level:    District Health Management Team

National level:  Directorate of Disease Prevention and Control,

                          E.mail: dpcsurveillance@gmail.com

                          Website: www.health.gov.sl

                          Mobile: 117 (Toll free)

 

                     

 

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