4 September 2014

Liberia: Ebola Casualties Reach 1,015 - Government Announces

The Liberian Government has announced that confirmed, probable and suspected Ebola casualties in the country reach 1,015.

A Ministry of Health and Social Welfare statistics on the current Ebola death cases, says from March to September 1, 2014, 34 death cases were reported in Bomi, 41 in Bong, 12 in Grand Bassa, 8 in Grand Cape Mount, 2 in Grand Gedeh, 332 in Montserrado, 109 in Margibi, 409 in Montserrado, 72 in Nimba, 5 in Rivergee and 1 in Rivercess Counties.

The report mentioned that there are 238 probable deaths and 396 confirmed cases with 19 in Bomi, 11 in Bong, 6 in Grand Bassa, 4 in Grand Cape Mount, 147 in Lofa and 155 in Montserrado Counties.

The statistics revealed that cumulative cases among health workers are 150 and out of the number, 5 cases were confirmed in Bomi, 26, in cases in Bong, 3 in Grand Bassa, 3 in Grand Cape Mount, 22 in Lofa, 32 in Margibi and 57 in Mountserrado Counties.

The Health and Social Welfare Ministry indicated that 1,771 confirmed, probable and suspected cases are reported from March to September 1, 2014.

The record indicates that 63 cases were confirmed in Bomi, 141 in Bong, 1 Gbarpolu, 40 in Grand Bassa, 10 in Grand Cape Mount, 3 in Grand Gedeh, 624 in Lofa, 233, in Margibi, and 541 cases in Mountserrado Counties.

The report maintained that 512 cases are confirmed with 1 suspected case 1 in Bomi, 81 in Bong, 1 in Gbarpolu, 18 in Grand Bassa, 2 in Grand Cape Mount, 3 in Grand Gedeh, 63 in Lofa, 119 in Margibi, 201 in Mountserrado, 17 in Nimba and 1 in Sinoe Counties.

The report highlighted that of 847 probable cases, 512 are suspected cases and are 412 confirmed Ebola cases.

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