The outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of Congo continues this week, with 20 new confirmed cases. compared with 29 in the week. previous. This decline in the number of cases should be interpreted with caution, as operational and safety issues in some health zones make case detection and response difficult. More than half (55%) of the cases recorded last week came from the health zones of Mambasa and Mandima, so there is a noticeable change in the areas considered as hot spots of the epidemic, from urban to urban areas. high density, such as Butembo, Katwa and Beni, to more rural areas with lower population density.