New confirmed cases of Ebola drop to 31 in today’s update

 The new confirmed cases of Ebola dropped further to 31, according to  today’s update from the Sierra Leone Ministry of Health and Sanitation.  Kailahun, Kenema and Kono registered 0 new cases , along with Bonthe, Moyamba , Pujehun and Tonkolili.  Even the new confirmed cases for the Western Area dropped significantly. 

As a newspaper , we hope these figures will continue to go down .

The week started on a troubling note with Western Area, Port Loko and Bombali reporting high cases. But the numbers started going down on Tuesday. We hope the trend continues. While no meanings  can be read on these new numbers as yet, the whole nation is praying that with all the efforts being expended by the reigning Government, with the backing of the international community , this dreaded ebola outbreak would be ultimately contained .

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PRESS RELEASE

EBOLA OUTBREAK UPDATES—October 30, 2014

 

  • DISCHARGED CASES

 

  • Total Survived and Released Patients  =  788
  • NEW CASES

 

  • New Confirmed cases  = 31 as follows:

Kailahun = 0, Kenema = 0, Kono = 0

Bombali = 7, Kambia = 2, Koinadugu = 0, Port Loko = 15, Tonkolili = 0

Bo = 3, Bonthe = 0, Moyamba = 0, Pujehun = 0

Western Area Urban = 1, Western Area Rural = 3

 

  • CUMULATIVE CASES

 

  • Cumulative confirmed cases = 3,793 as follows:

Kailahun = 551, Kenema = 485, Kono =39

Bombali = 547, Kambia = 38, Koinadugu = 15, Port Loko = 533, Tonkolili  =     199

Bo = 177, Bonthe = 2, Moyamba = 96, Pujehun = 28

 

Western Area Urban = 602, Western Area Rural = 481

 

 

  • CUMULATIVE DEATHS

 

  • Total cumulative confirmed death is 1059

 

  • Probable cases = 79
  • Probable deaths = 208
  • Suspected cases = 558
  • Suspected deaths = 157

 

 

 

 

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

  

v   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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