In the past ten months, Sierra Leone has recorded a cumulative total of 3,634 cases of which 64.08 percent represent persons that have recovered, and 79 reported deaths. According to updates for Monday 1st February 2021, the 41 new reported cases represent 1.13 percent of the total cases in the past months.
They represent an increase in the country’s infection rate by 295, from 125 in week 43 to 420 in week 44, making January 2021 the most infectious month with 958 cases, which is 760 more than 2020 December with 198.
The Western Area districts remain the country’s epicentre with 2,511 cases representing 69.09 percent, followed by the Northern Region with 356 cases accounting for 9.79 percent, the Eastern Region with 307 cases or 8.44 percent, and the Southern Region with 222 cases representing 6.10 percent.
The Western Area Urban remains the epicentre with 2,040 cases, followed by Western Are Rural with 471 cases, Kenema District in the East with 131 cases, Bo District in the South with 126 cases, and Port Loko District in the North with 124 cases.
So far 2,080 males representing 57.23 percent have been infected, and 1, 554 female or 42.76 percent.