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Multiple Countries | Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Outbreak: Preparedness and Response - Operations Update n° 1 (Appeal №: n° MDREBOLA21)

Situation Report
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Situation overview

The first confirmed case of EVD was reported in Guinea on 14 February 2021, with the origins of the outbreak currently unknown, and probable cases dating back to at least January 2021. As of 26 March 2021, the epidemiological situation is as follow:

  • No new confirmed case reported since 4 March

  • Last confirmed Ebola patient discharged (cured) from CTEPi on 23 March;

  • 348 contacts are being followed-up.

Cumulatively since the beginning of the outbreak

  • 18 EVD cases reported (14 confirmed and 4 probable);

  • 6 cured cases reported; o 9 deaths reported (5 confirmed cases and 4 probable cases);

  • a total of 3,998 people vaccinated including 1,055 front line staff.