Uganda Ebola outbreak rises to 75 confirmed cases, 5 cases in Kampala


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A few days after the Ugandan Ministry of Health announced the outbreak of the Ebola virus under control , The latest update from the Ministry of Health showed the number of cumulative confirmed cases rising to 75, including 28 deaths.

Today, the Minister of Health, Dr Jane Ruth Aceng Oseru chirp: Two more people in Kassanda’s case have tested positive, and they are isolated at the Mulago Isolation facility Ebola Yesterday, October 22. They have been transferred to ETU Entebbe.

This brings the total number to Ebola Cases in Kampala up to 5.

Kampala is Uganda’s capital and largest city with a population of 1.7 million people in the city proper and 6.7 million people in the metro area.

On September 20, 2022, Ugandan health authorities declared an outbreak of Ebola disease caused by the Sudan virus, after laboratory confirmation of a patient from a village in Madudo County, Mubindi County, central Uganda.

Uganda reported four outbreaks of Sudan virus disease (SVD) in 2000, 2011 and 2012 (two outbreaks). Uganda also reported an outbreak of Bundibugyo virus disease in 2007 and an outbreak of Ebola virus disease in 2019.

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