42 days no new Ebola Cases in Pujhehun District
Report from Pujhehun district southern part of Sierra Leone confirmed that the district has gone for the past 42 days without no new Ebola cases reported.
Alie Bayor the National Ebola Response Centre District Coordinator disclosed that Pujhehun had it first reported Ebola case on August 8th, 2014. The district recorded a total of 31 confirmed Ebola cases, 23 deaths 8 survived.
Measures put in place to achieving such success include: market places were closed, mosques and churches closed, entrance to the district was highly restricted under serious police and military guards and the enforcement of the Ebola by-laws.
The district set up Eblola Task Force which constitutes the police, Office of the National Security, chiefs, bike riders, Imans and pastors all members of the district task force to fight against the virus in their district.
Samuel Tarawalley, ONS District Representative informed journalists that paid visit into the district that Pujehun district put in place strong leadership, accountability, engagement, collaboration among others in order to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus in the district.
The district is set to continuing it fight to make sure that Pujehun district continues it success trend not to have new case of Ebola.