Via the Facebook page of the Ministry of Health and Sanitation, Sierra Leone:
Ebola Update July 29, 2014
• 129 patients have survived the disease and have been discharged from the treatment centers in Kenema and Kailahun.
• The cumulative number of Laboratory confirmed cases are 500 and 167 confirmed deaths
• Eighty (80) patients are currently admitted at the treatment centers in Kenema and Kailahun
• It is with heavy heart that the Ministry of Health and Sanitation informs the general public that Sierra Leone’s only virologist Dr. Shiekh Umarr Khan passed away this afternoon at the treatment Center in Kailahun. His body has been conveyed at the Lassa Fever Mortuary in Kenema and plans are underway for his befitting burial on Thursday.