Today the ministry of health in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) reported 14 newly confirmed cases of Ebola, which lifts outbreak totals to 713, including 439 deaths. Officials are still investigating 203 cases.

Of the newly confirmed cases, 9 were recorded in Katwa, 2 in Mangurujipa, and 1 each in Biena, Butembo, and Kayina. Among 6 newly recorded deaths, 4 took place in the community, which increases the risk of transmission.

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See also:

Jan 23 DRC report

Jan 23 WHO situation report

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