The Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, yesterday said number of Ebola cases in the country is now 13 as one other patient is ready for discharge.
In a signed statement by the special Assistant to the Minister on Communications, Mr Dan Nwomeh, the Minister simply stated that the total number of confirmed cases including the index cases, was 13. He also explained that the 14th cases, fomerly announced as positive turned out to be a false positive.
Given an update on Ebola disease in the country, Prof Onyebuchi restated that the total number of death due to Ebola Virus Disease remained five, saying:
He also said one of the 3 currently under treatment was due for discharge after necessary protocols.