Both patients in Tonkolili district identified by official as relatives of a man who contracted virus in mid-July.
More than 1,500 people have been quarantined in Sierra Leone to stop the spread of the Ebola virus. The West African country recently began a 42-day countdown to being Ebola-free.
Two recent deaths, however, have caused a setback. It has led to a renewed emphasis on increasing awareness of the virus.
Nina Devries reports from Port Loko in Sierra Leone.