Ebole update for July 8, 2014

Ministry of Health and Sanitation

Ebola Update July 8, 2014


  • For the 7th July 2014, a total of 9 samples were received by the Laboratory: Eight (8) samples from Kenema district and one (1) from Bo district. Four (4) of the 9 samples have been confirmed positive for Ebola: three (3) from Kenema and one (1) from Bo. The remaining five sample are all negative
  • One of the two laboratory pending results yesterday is now negative while 4 samples are still under processing in the laboratory
  • The cumulative number of Laboratory confirmed cases is 279 whiles confirmed death is 89
  • Ninety-four(94) cases are currently admitted at the treatment centers, 58 in Kenema and 36 in Kailahun
  • The cumulative discharged cases is 34
  • Line listing of contacts and monitoring of case contacts is on-going in districts with confirmed cases
  • Support has been given to the Paramount Chiefs in Kailahun and Kenema districts to engage their chiefdoms in sensitization, contact tracing and community cooperation


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

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

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

Mobile: +23276913000


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