MONROVIA- A Liberian woman has died of Ebola in a hospital in Monrovia shortly after being admitted, becoming the sixth confirmed case and second death since the virus resurfaced last month, a senior medical official said on Tuesday
The victim, Kebbeh Kollie
, lived near the capital, Monrovia
. She was the sister of Cassius Kollie
, one of five Ebola cases discovered in neighbouring Margibi County, where the disease re-emerged after a seven-week lull.
More than 11,200 people have died from Ebola since an epidemic broke out in December 2013 in neighbouring Guinea
was declared Ebola-free on May 9 but reported a new case nearly two months later. The outbreak is also still active in Sierra Leone