Outbreak update: Since the last brief (23 November 2022), one new confirmed fatal case of Sudan Ebolavirus disease (SVD) was reported from Uganda. The case was a 32-week male macerated stillbirth who was delivered on 27 November 2022, to an SVD patient who recovered on 22 November 2022. This new case was confirmed after a 13 days period with no confirmed cases.
Cumulatively, 142 confirmed cases and 56 confirmed deaths (CFR: 39.4%) were reported from nine health districts: Bunyangabu (1 cases; 0 deaths), Jinja (1; 1), Kagadi (1; 1), Kampala (18; 2), Kassanda (49; 21), Kyegegwa (4; 1), Masaka (1; 1), Mubende (64; 29), and Wakiso (3; 0). One new recovery was reported since the last brief. Cumulatively, 80 recoveries have been registered. Healthcare workers account for 13.3% (19) of the cases and 12.5% (7) of all deaths (CFR: 36.8%).
Note: A total of 22 probable deaths were reported and are not included in the total count. These include 21 probable deaths that occurred in Mubende (19) and Kassanda (2) districts prior to the declaration of the outbreak. An additional probable death was identified from Kassanda district on 8 October 2022 and is also not included in the total case/death count.