On 19 June 2021, the Ministry of Health of Guinea announced the end of the Ebola outbreak in N’zérékoré prefecture, Guinea. It was the first Ebola outbreak in Guinea since the major outbreak that hit West Africa from 2014 to 2016.
This recent outbreak was reported on 14 February 2021 after a cluster of seven suspected Ebola cases were identified in Gouécké and N’zérékoré City sub-prefectures. Between 14 February and 19 June 2021, a total of 23 cases were identified (16 confirmed, 7 probable) in four sub-prefectures of N’zérékoré prefecture.
Of these confirmed and probable cases, 11 survived and 12 died. Five of the cases were health workers and one was a traditional healer.