By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews

Officials with the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported (computer translated) two new confirmed cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) on August 13 in the health zones of Lotumbe and Monieka in Equateur province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).


This brings the outbreak total to 88 cases reported (including 84 confirmed and 4 probable) and the death toll remains at 36.

The number of health zones affected by the outbreak is now up to 10.

The current EVD outbreak, the country’s 11th, began at the beginning of June 2020.