As a Tappita civil society group expresses concern over what it says is the frequent transfer for equipment from the Jackson F. Doe Memorial Hospital, a Nimba lawmaker who also chairs the House Committee on Health has assured the public that all equipment transferred will be returned after use.
A 38-year-old man is accusing armed police officers assigned in Tappita of breaking his hand while they were enforcing the ongoing state of emergency.
Nimba County Community College has broken grounds to construct a ten-classroom engineering building on its campus. The facility will cost US$52,000 and should be completed by September this year, the college’s associate vice president disclosed.
The Nimba County Health Team has discharged 12 journalists from one of its precautionary observation centers in Tappita. The reporters were quarantined after coming in contact with fellow journalist Jeremiah Gayflor, who was tested positive for the Coronavirus in April.
As tensions brew between Tappita residents and the administration of the Jackson F. Doe Hospital over the authenticity of COVID-19 cases being reported from the city, Rep. Samuel Kogar is urging citizens to exercise restraint.
On May 1, health authorities released the journalist Jeremiah Gayflor from his isolation at the 14 Military Hospital. At his hometown in Tappita, residents â€“ mostly women and children â€“ crowded the streets to celebrate. They also broke into quarantine facilities and hugged patients.
A Tappita journalist who tested positive of the Coronavirus has been discharged from the 14 Military Hospital after two negative tests.
Police in Nimba have charged three men with multiple criminal offenses after they allegedly attacked security personnel who were enforcing the state of emergency measures in Karnplay.