A group consisting of former Voinjama residents in the U.S. has donated US$2,000 to the Tellewoyan Memorial Hospital to repair an x-ray machine that has been broken for more than two years.
At least four major government facilities in Voinjama have been damaged by a heavy rainstorm, displacing numerous government offices within the county capital.
A health worker at the Tellewoyan Memorial Hospital in Voinjama has tested positive of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Lofa to three.
The Ministry of Public Works has begun rehabilitating a 17.5 km road from Voinjama to Jallahmai Waterside. The project is being funded by the Swedish aid agency Sida and coordinated by the county authority.
To ensure social distancing during market day, authorities in Voinjama have asked traders to use an open sports field to set up their market, instead of convening at the Voinjama Central Market, which often becomes overcrowded.
Just hours after the announcement of Lofa’s first COVID-19 case, health authorities in Lofa have announced that a second person has died from the virus.
The Lofa County Health Team has announced its first COVID-19 confirmed case from Foya District.
A 33-year-old man has been charged with raping a 14-year-old girl in Yandisu community, Voinjama District.