According to the Ministry of Health update this morning, Uganda has recorded 5 new cases of the deadly Ebola, bringing the total to 95.
Ebola: Cumulative confirmed cases rise to 95
The latest data from the Ministry of Health indicates that 95 people have so far been infected with Ebola.
Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng, the Health Minister, yesterday reported that on October 23rd, 14 new cases of Ebola had been confirmed, 9 of which were from Greater Kampala.
"Yesterday 23rd Oct 2022, nine (9) individuals were confirmed positive for #Ebola in Greater Kampala region bringing the total number of cases to 14 in the last 48 hours. The 9 cases are contacts of the fatal case who came from Kassanda district and passed on in Mulago Hospital." Minister of Health, Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng, reported in a tweet yesterday.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) as well as the Ministry of Health (MoH) first announced the outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease due to the Sudan ebolavirus on September 20th, 2022, following the confirmation of the first fatal case in Mubende.
Uganda's case count of the ebolavirus has since risen to 95 cumulative cases, with 33 active cases on admission and 1830 contacts listed for follow up. The country has so far registered 34 cumulative recoveries and 28 cumulative deaths.
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