Author Archives: Gbatemah Senah

Immigrants’ Rights Organization Provides Emergency Food Assistance to Liberian Families

Immigrants’ Rights Organization Provides Emergency Food Assistance to Liberian Families

A U.S.-based organization has provided emergency COVID-19 food aid to 30 needy families in Monrovia, in addition to supporting 100 immigrant and refugee families living in the U.S.

New Coronavirus Cases Reach Highs as Gov’t Eases Restrictions

Five days after the government announced it was easing restrictions on measures meant to control the spread of COVID-19 in Liberia, Liberia is recording an increasingly high number of new cases, with at least 10 new cases every day since the announcement. This is the first time since the pandemic that Liberia recorded such numbers in five consecutive days.

Is Liberia Conducting Enough COVID-19 Testing?

As of June 2, Liberia has recorded 296 confirmed Coronavirus cases since the first index case was reported on March 16. The relatively low number of cases, in a region not particularly known for its robust health system, begs the question: Is Liberia testing enough, or are health authorities still missing many cases due to a lack of tests?

ArcelorMittal Suspends Buchanan Operations over Additional COVID-19 Cases

Steel giant ArcelorMittal has announced the suspension of operations at its Buchanan concession after three new COVID-19 cases were announced by the Grand Bassa County Health Team. The cases are related to the company’s first Coronavirus positive case it reported on May 14. It was also the first case reported in the county.

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