Via the Facebook page of the Ministry of Health and Sanitation: Ebola Update July 17, 2014.
•The cumulative number of survivors and discharged cases is 89
•For the 16th July 2014, a total of 22 samples were received by the Laboratory: 6 from Kailahun, 13 from Kenema, 2 from Bo and 1 from Bonthe (1).Three (3) of these cases are laboratory positive for Ebola from Kailahun (2) and Kenema (1). Four of the total samples are negative while 15 laboratory results are pending. One out of the previous 7 pending results f is now positive, 3 negative while 3 still in for re-testing
•The cumulative number of Laboratory confirmed cases are 385 and confirmed deaths are 124
•Sixty-one (61) patients are currently admitted at the Kenema and Kailahun Isolation Units