EBOLA OUTBREAK UPDATES—October 8, 2014

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EBOLA OUTBREAK UPDATES—October 8, 2014

 

  • DISCHARGED CASES

 

  • Total Survived and Released Patients  =  538

 

  • NEW CASES

 

  • New Confirmed cases  = 93 out of 209 samples tested, as follows:

Kailahun = 1, Kenema = 0, Kono = 1

Bombali = 25, Kambia = 1, Koinadugu = 0, Port Loko =2, Tonkolili = 14

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

Western Area = 47

 

  • CUMULATIVE CASES

 

  • Cumulative confirmed cases = 2,596 as follows:

Kailahun = 533, Kenema = 431, Kono =26

Bombali = 333, Kambia = 22, Koinadugu =0, Port Loko = 350, Tonkolili = 114

Bo = 118, Bonthe = 1, Moyamba = 69, Pujehun = 24

 

Western Area = 575

 

 

  • CUMULATIVE DEATHS

 

  • Total cumulative confirmed death is 708

 

  • Probable cases = 37
  • Probable deaths = 142
  • Suspected cases = 315
  • Suspected deaths = 35

 

 

 

 

 

 

IMPORTANT NOTE!

 

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

 

165 Cuban Medical Brigade comprising 63 doctors and 102 nurses was this morning formally received by the Minister of Health and Sanitation Dr Abu Bakar Fofana in a ceremony held at the Miatta Conference Hall in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Also at the Ceremony were the Deputy Minister of Health and Sanitation 1, Mr Foday Sawi, Chief Medical Officer, Dr Brima Kargbo; the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Sierra Leone, Mrs Ebun Strasser-King and the Publicity and Outreach Coordinator in the Office of the Government Spokesman, Mr Abdulai Bayraytay from the Government of Sierra Leone and the Ambassadors of China, Cuba and Ghana from the Diplomatic Community. The Ambassador and leaders of the medical brigade paid a courtesy call on the President Ernest Bai Koroma at State House after the ceremony. The Cuban medical personnel will be deployed at the Western Area and Port Loko district, according to the Chief Medical Officer

 

 

IMPORTANT NOTE

 

Ebola Emergency Account Details:

Account Number (Leones): 003001118285030109

Account Number (USD): 003001014138030145

 

 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.

 

  • Ebola Virus Disease Situation Report

 

  • ISSUED BY:
  • The 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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