In a follow-up on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Équateur Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), officials report the outbreak continues to spread in the province.


As of September 4, 112 cases (106 confirmed and 6 probable) and 48 deaths (42 confirmed and 6 probable) have been reported. 50 people have recovered.

The two latest cases were reported Friday in the health zones of Lotumbe and Bomongo. The Bomongo health zone is the 12th affected since the start of the epidemic in Equateur province.

On 1 June 2020, this 11th EVD outbreak in DRC was declared. Équateur province experienced its last Ebola epidemic two years ago, between May and July 2018.

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