The We Care Foundation, an NGO working in the education sector, has announced a list of new partnerships that are meant to improve the quality of learning in Liberia.
Accountability Lab Liberia has launched a COVID-19 initiative to ensure accountability and responsible governance in the country’s COVID-19 response efforts.
President George Weah has extended the state of emergency by an additional 30 days, as the number of COVID-19 cases continues to escalate. The extension comes even though the president had earlier announced that no extension would occur.
The United Nations World Food Programme has disputed the government’s claim that it needs US$9 million as administrative fees to implement the country’s COVID-19 Household Food Support Program.
On Friday, June 11, Liberia acquired two noninvasive ventilators as a donation from the iron ore giant, ArcelorMittal.
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.
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.
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?