Health officials in Kenya are reporting that lab tests on a female patient isolated at the Kericho County Referral Hospital does not have Ebola.

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Earlier, the country was on high alert as  the 36-year-old woman exhibited suspected symptoms of the hemorrhagic fever at the hospital.

In an update on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the cumulative number of cases is 2,168, 2,074 confirmed and 94 probable. In total, there were 1,449 deaths (1,355 confirmed and 94 probable) since the outbreak started in August 2018.

Violence against Ebola workers continue in the region.The dignified and safe Bunia burial team was attacked by young people from the Kindia district of Bunia while trying to bury the deceased patient at the Bunia Transit Center. The youths violently assaulted the team members and took away phones and money. All the agents of the team were found and were able to return to the coordination. The body of the deceased was brought back to the transit center of Bunia.