Outbreak Brief 10: Ebola virus disease (EVD) Outbreak

27 April 2021

Outbreak Update: Since 13 April 2021, no new cases or deaths from Ebola virus disease (EVD) have been reported in Guinea and Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo). One new recovery has been reported in Guinea. Cumulatively 35 cases of EVD, including 18 deaths (CFR: 51%), and 16 recoveries from the DR Congo (12 cases; 6 deaths; 6 recoveries) and Guinea (23; 12; 10). This includes two health workers from the DR Congo and five health workers from Guinea. See Table 1 for the subnational details.
Updates from the DR Congo: The last confirmed EVD case was reported on 14 March 2021 (57 days ago). Pending no new cases are confirmed, the outbreak in DR Congo will be declared over in the next 6 days.
Updates from Guinea: The last confirmed EVD case and death was reported on 4 April 2021 (21 days ago). The release of the last EVD patient on 25 April 2021 marks the start of the 42-day countdown to declaring the end of Guinea’s EVD outbreak.