By NewsDesk @bactiman63
The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Guinea was declared on February 14 and as of today, a cumulative 23 cases of EVD had been notified, including 16 confirmed and 7 probable cases; 2 people (1 confirmed and 1 suspected cases) are currently hospitalized at the ETC of N’Zérékoré.
There was 1 new suspected case notified in N’Zérékoré. There are 12 EVD deaths recorded in total, including 5 confirmed and 7 probable cases; overall, 5 healthcare workers (HCWs) have been infected by the Ebola virus leading to 2 deaths (1 confirmed and 1 probable cases), and 9 people have recovered from the EVD.
For the first time since 2016, cases of hemorrhagic fever caused by the virus have been recorded in the county of N’Zérékoré, located in the south-east part of the country, leading to several deaths. The first victim, identified in the sub-county of Gouécké, was a nurse who died at the end of January 2021. All other cases are from people who attended the funeral on February 1, 2021.
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