Outbreak Brief 9: Ebola virus disease (EVD) Outbreak

20 April 2021

Outbreak Update: Since the 13th of April 2021, no new cases or deaths from Ebola virus disease have been reported in Guinea and Democratic Republic of Congo. Cumulatively there has been 35 cases of Ebola virus disease, including 18 deaths (CFR: 51%), and 15 recoveries from the Democratic Republic of Congo (12 cases; 6 deaths; 6 recoveries) and Guinea (23; 12; 9). These include two health workers from the Democratic Republic of Congo and five health workers from Guinea. See Table 1 for the subnational details.
● Updates from the Democratic Republic of Congo: The last confirmed case was reported 50 days ago. The outbreak will be declared over if there are no new cases reported over the next 13 days.
● Updates from Guinea: The last confirmed case and death reported was reported 17 days ago.