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In the 21 days from 7 to 27 October 2019, the number of affected health areas has remained the same, with 16 health areas and nine health zones reporting cases (Table 1, Figure 3). During this period, a total of 56 confirmed cases were reported, with the majority coming from the health zones of Mandima (54%; n=30 cases) and Mabalako (18%; n=10 cases). As of 27 October 2019, a total of 3264 EVD cases were reported, including 3147 confirmed and 117 probable cases, of which 2181 cases died (overall case fatality ratio 67%). Of the total confirmed and probable cases, 56% (1838) were female, 28% (926) were children aged less than 18 years, and 5% (163) were healthcare workers.

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