Four people have died from Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, reports The Independent. The new cases of infection have been recorded in the western province of Equator. The provincial governor, Bobo Boloko, confirmed the information on local radio.
“The lab provided information that all deaths after May 18 were due to the Ebola virus,” he said.
“I asked the public to remain calm and observe the hygiene measures. Wash your hands with soap regularly and don’t shake your hand,” Boloko added.
The last time there were recorded cases of Ebola in the province of Equator was in May 2018. By August of that year, the number of infected was 53, and the death toll was 29.