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Liberia Ebola Death Toll Hits 49
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Liberia Ebola Death Toll Hits 49

MONROVIA, July 1 (LINA) -The Health Ministry has reported that 49 persons have died from the Ebola disease in Liberia from 90 confirmed cases as at June 29.

A Health Ministry press release issued here Monday said the dead include five healthcare workers, 27 victims from Lofa County, 20 from Montserrado County and two from Margibi County.

The statement said there are four new possible cases to be tested, eight tests pending, 25 patients in treatment units after three more admitted, including 21 healthcare workers.

The statement added that 441 people have been listed as having been in contact with the disease, while 419 are under surveillance.

The first Ebola case was reported in Liberia in May 2014.


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