Via the Ministry of Health Facebook page: Ebola Update July 8, 2014.
For the 7th July 2014, a total of 9 samples were received by the Laboratory: Eight (8) samples from Kenema district and one (1) from Bo district. Four (4) of the 9 samples have been confirmed positive for Ebola: three (3) from Kenema and one (1) from Bo. The remaining five sample are all negative
One of the two laboratory pending results yesterday is now negative while 4 samples are still under processing in the laboratory
The cumulative number of Laboratory confirmed cases is 279 whiles confirmed death is 89
Ninety-four(94) cases are currently admitted at the treatment centers, 58 in Kenema and 36 in Kailahun
The cumulative discharged cases is 34
Line listing of contacts and monitoring of case contacts is on-going in districts with confirmed cases
Support has been given to the Paramount Chiefs in Kailahun and Kenema districts to engage their chiefdoms in sensitization, contact tracing and community cooperation