NewsDesk @bactiman63

The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea reports an additional confirmed Marburg Virus Disease (MVD) case in Bata, bringing the total confirmed cases nationally to 17 and the 11th confirmed case in Bata.

The number of MVD deaths in confirmed cases has risen to 12 (CFR 70.5%).

This brings the total deaths to 35 –12 laboratory confirmed and 23 deaths in probable cases.

The MVD outbreak was declared in the country on 13 February 2023.