In the Democratic Republic of Congo, the day before were confirmed fourteen new cases of Ebola virus.
It is reported, that the sharp rise in the number of cases was recorded in the eastern suburbs and became the most extensive over the past six months.
As noted by the local Health Department, nine new cases of the disease were reported in the health zone of Katwa, just outside Butembo, wherelive several hundred thousand people. The city, located near the border with Uganda, has become a new heart of infection outbreak.
During an outbreak of fever in the eastern provinces of North Kivu and Ituri, which was the second largest in the history of the disease, were recorded 439 deaths.