UNICEF Guinea Ebola Situation Report No. 6: 13 May 2021

Situation Report
Originally published


Situation Overview

  • As of May 13, 2021, 16 cases of Ebola were confirmed in Guinea, including 5 confirmed deaths and 10 recoveries.

  • 9,829 people have been inoculated (including 2,694 frontline staff) since the official launch of the vaccination on February 23, 2021.

  • UNICEF provided psychosocial support to 132 children (including 77 girls) in the families of contact cases identified by social workers.

  • 775 live alerts and 15 community deaths were reported through active community surveillance by the 345 social mobilizers and 40 supervisors deployed in the field.

  • The countdown (42 days) to the end of the epidemic started on May 8th, 2021.

  • The funding gap for the response is currently at 60%.