In a follow-up on the Sudan Virus Disease (SVD) outbreak (Ebola) in Uganda, the Ministry of Health reported three new confirmed cases on September 30, bringing the total confirmed cases to 38.
One additional death from a confirmed case was also reported putting the cumulative confirmed deaths in the current outbreak to eight.
Yesterday, it was reported that a seventh health worker has tested positive for Ebola and is undergoing treatment at the isolation facility in Mubende District after presenting symptoms of the hemorrhagic fever.
“A health worker, an intern is now undergoing treatment at the isolation centre. The health worker is with us at the isolation facility and has not been transferred to Fort Portal Hospital,” Dr Batiibwe, the Director Mubende regional hospital said.
Two health workers have so far succumbed to Ebola since September 20 when its outbreak was declared in Uganda’s central district of Mubende.
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