Depuis le début de l’épidémie, le cumul des cas est de 3.272, dont 3.156 confirmés et 117 probables. Au total, il y a eu 2.183 décès (2067 confirmés et 117 probables) et 1052 personnes guéries.
434 cas suspects en cours d’investigation ;
1 nouveau cas confirmé au Nord-Kivu à Mabalako ;
1 nouveau décès confirmé au CTE au Nord-Kivu à Mabalako ;
Aucune personne guérie n’est sortie des CTE ;
Aucun agent de santé ne figure parmi les nouveaux cas confirmés. Le cumul des cas confirmés/probables parmi les agents de santé est de 161 (5 % de l’ensemble des cas confirmés/probables), dont 41 décès ;
Poursuite de recherche de la patiente confirmée le 23 octobre 2019 à Mandima en Ituri et en fuite dans la communauté.
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.
UNICEF trained 211 parents, 11 caregivers and 15 partner organisation staff members on EVD prevention in ECD centres, including on child-sensitive discourse on EVD in families.
• Key health officials in 15 districts were trained and equipped to conduct infection prevention and control activities for Ebola.
• 3,157 Ebola cases reported, including more than 900 children
• 2,108 Ebola deaths in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
• 12.5 million people at risk in Burundi, Rwanda, South Sudan and Uganda
UNICEF and partners have trained over 10,000 community health workers in Rwanda to visit families and teach them how to prevent Ebola.
Six months since the start of Congo’s latest Ebola outbreak – the second worst in history, with more than 400 people dead – this special report evaluates efforts to prevent the disease from spreading internationally and sparking a regional crisis
Population Mobility Mapping (PMM) and Flow Monitoring (FMP) at border-crossings and in the affected province
Points of Entry (POE) surveillance (health screening, risk communication, hand washing and hygiene promotion)
Cross-border coordination between DRC, Republic of Uganda (Uganda) and Republic of Rwanda (Rwanda)