Au debut de ce mois, l'organisation onusienne avait confirme que quatre personnes avaient ete infectees par Ebola a Goma
, une grande ville qui fait frontiere avec le Rwanda.
'Over the last couple of weeks we have seen worrying extensions of the disease...we have had a cluster of cases in Mwenga, to the south of Bukavu, we have a case in Pinga - which is very difficult and inaccessible area to the northeast of Goma
,' Ryan told a news conference.
, a lakeside city of nearly 2 million people on the Rwandan border, has been on high alert over the past week after a gold miner with a large family contaminated several people before dying himself.
This is the first transmission of Ebola inside Goma
, a city of more than 2 million people on the Rwandan border, a scenario that health experts have long feared.
The first case of Ebola was reported in Goma
on 14th July 2019 where the infected patient died within 24 hours.
has a population of more than 2 million people and is located on the border with Rwanda.
, Democratic Republic of Congo -- One year on since the Ebola outbreak was first declared in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo the disease continues to spread with 2,690 cases and 1,803 deaths, a 67% case fatality rate.
had its second case of Ebola fever confirmed this week.
, a city of two million people and a major transport hub, shares the border with the Rwandan city of Gisenyi, which has a population of more than 85,000.
The infected person traveled 125 miles (200km) in a bus with nearly 20 people to reach Goma
The health ministry confirmed that a pastor tested positive for the virus in a centre in Goma
after arriving there by bus on Sunday from Butembo.
The health ministry confirmed in a series of tweets that a sick pastor tested positive for the virus in a centre in Goma
arriving there by a bus from Butembo on Sunday, Al Jazeera reported.