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Guinea

As of 18:00 on  16 April, the Ministry of Health (MOH) of Guinea has reported a cumulative total of  197 clinical cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), including  122 deaths. To date, 101 cases have been laboratory confirmed, including 56 deaths,  43 cases ( 33 deaths) meet the probable case definition for EVD and  53 cases (33 deaths) are classified as suspected cases. Twenty- four (24) health care workers have been affected with 13 deaths.  Clinical cases of EVD have been reported from Conakry ( 47 cases, including 16 deaths), Guekedou (117/80), Macenta (22/16), Kissidougou (6/5), Dabola (4/4) and Djingaraye (1/1).

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Guinea

As of 14 April, the Ministry of Health of Guinea has reported a cumulative total of 168 clinically compatible cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD), including 108 deaths.  

The detailed situation report is available as at 11 April, describing 159 clinically compatible cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD), including 106 deaths. Laboratory investigations continue at the Institut Pasteur (IP) Dakar laboratory in Conakry (66 samples tested, of which 39 are positive by PCR for ebolavirus) and at the European Union Mobile Laboratory (EMLab) team in Guekedou (55 samples tested/36 positive). A total of 71 clinical cases have been laboratory confirmed (45%), while 34 of the remaining clinical cases are classified as probable cases and 54 as suspected cases.  Forty-two of the 106 deaths (40%) have been laboratory confirmed. Some cases have had repeat testing carried out.

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