Thirty cases were reported last week in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea.
More than 11,200 people have died from Ebola since an epidemic broke out in December 2013 in neighbouring Guinea.
He went on to say that the number of suspected cases now under observation countywide had risen to 124, including 16 in Monrovia’s Montserrado County.
The country was declared free of transmission on May 9, six weeks after the funeral of Ruth Tugbah, a 44-year old fruit seller who is thought to have contracted the virus through sex with her boyfriend, an Ebola survivor.
The first detected case in the current virus resurgence in Liberia, 17-year-old Abraham Memaigar, died before his infection was confirmed.
Commissioner for global Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica said, “It’s important to remember that this Ebola epidemic has not just had an impact on the healthcare of the countries affected, it’s also crippled their economies, kept children out of school and brought trade to a standstill”.
In another development, researchers reported the successful test of an inhalable Ebola vaccine in monkeys, which they said raises the prospect of a vaccine that could be administered without the help of trained medical personnel.
Ebola appears to be resurging in Liberia.
The Department of State Tuesday issued a Travel Alert calling US citizens’ attention to screening procedures, Travel restrictions, and reduced aviation transportation options in response to The outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.
Tests on the 17-year-old showed the variant which killed him was genetically similar to the 2014 outbreak.
According to the Project Manager of Welthungerhilfe Emurana Sowa the payment is to supplement the food supply provided to Ebola survivors to enable them use direct cash transfer to buy their basic needs or pay for school fees or other needs.
A year ago west African countries reported cases of Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever (EHF) that led to deaths of thousands of people globally.