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Bong County Records Fresh Ebola Cases
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Minister of Health and Social Welfare, the Honorable Walter T. Gwenigale





Bong County Records Fresh Ebola Cases
By Ballah Kollie, LINA Bong County Correspondent

PHEBE, November 12 (LINA) - Bong County Health Officer, Dr. Samson Arzoaquoi, has reported 10 new Ebola cases in Taylor Town, Yelequelleh District in Bong County.

He told the Liberia News Agency in Phebe Wednesday that of the 10 cases, eight were confirmed positive and have been moved to the Bong Ebola Treatment Unit.

The remaining two suspects and a number of contacts are expected to be taken to the ETU and holding center respectively.

Dr. Arzoaquoi attributed the new cases to a resident who brought to the town three children from Monrovia whose mother had died of the Ebola disease.

Meanwhile, Dr. Arzoaquoi has disclosed that the Bong ETU has discharged over 33 of its cumulative admission of 243 patients and discharged 121 who were tested negative of the virus.

He pointed out that the ETU currently holds 24 cases, 22 of which are confirmed, while two are suspected cases.

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