Liberia

Liberia: Ebola Outbreak Situation Report No.19, 12 - 18 January 2015

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  • There have been no laboratory confirmed EVD cases in 13 counties out of 15 in the last 21 days as of 19 Jan). The remaining hotpots are Grand Cape Mount county (Tewor district in particular) and Montserrado (Greater Monrovia) where new cases are still scattered in 3 different neighbourhoods.

  • The number of contacts have reduced by 26% from November to December and the number of deaths by 39%.

  • As of 14 January, the total number EVD survivors remain at 1,395. Percent ration shows 53% female and 47% male.

  • Confirmed cases of children with EVD represents 16% of the 3,135 confirmed cases as of 18 January. Children represents 17% of all fatalities due to EVD.

Situation Overview

1,395 Total EVD Survivors as of 14 January

95,540 Children vaccinated against measles in 11 counties

17 percent of EVD related fatalities are children

39 Total persons in treatment as of 18 January

6,600 Total Teachers Trained in EVD Awareness

2,027 Contacts Currently Under follow-up