Ebola update for today Wednesday August 27, 2014


Ministry of Health and Sanitation

Emergency Operations Center (EOC)

Press Release                 27/8/2014


Ebola outbreak update: As of today, 27 August 2014, we have a total of 244 patients who have survived Ebola Virus Disease and subsequently discharged. The total number of new confirmed cases for today is 6: Kenema 2and Western Area Urban 4


Western Area confirmed figures are cumulative for 25th and 26th August 2014


The total number of cumulative confirmed deaths is 363 and cumulative number of confirmed cases is 961 with Kailahun 440, Kenema 328; Kono 1; Kambia 1; Bombali 20; Tonkolili 13; Port Loko 57; Pujehun 7; Bo 35; Moyamba 9; Bonthe 1; Western Area Urban 34; Western Area Rural 15. Koinadugu district still remains the only district that has not registered confirmed cases of Ebola in Sierra Leone


The cumulative number of probable cases is 37 and probable deaths 37 while the total cumulative number of suspected cases is 59 and suspected deaths is 11


The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) has received the following donations through the Office of the President from various institutions as follows:


Ebola Viral Disease Situation Report – Ministry of Health and Sanitation, Sierra Leone

For more information please contact – District Health Management Team at District level

National level – Directorate of Disease Prevention and Control: dpcsurveillance@gmail.com

Mobile:- 117 (Toll free) visit us also at www.health.gov.sl for more information

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