The third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in Liberia appears to be waning, as the National Public Health Institute of Liberia has been reporting a significant reduction in cases.
NPHIL Acknowledges Complaints of Fraud Among Staff Testing for COVID-19
The National Public Health Institute of Liberia has acknowledged complaints about its employees being involved in extortion and fraud related to COVID-19 test results.
World Bank Approves Additional Financing for Vaccination in Liberia
In the wake of a third COVID-19 wave in Liberia, which is seeing a significantly higher spike in new cases and deaths than the first two waves, the World Bank has approved additional financing to the Liberia COVID-19 Emergency Preparedness and Response Project.
Health Minister Calls CDC COVID Warning on Liberia ‘Premature’
After the U.S. Centers for Disease Control updated its COVID-19 travel alert for Liberia by placing the country on the highest level, Health Minister Wilhemina Jallah has criticized the move as “premature.”
Gov’t Closed Stryker Funeral Home for Violating Health Protocols
A joint security team shut down the Samuel Stryker Funeral Home for violating COVID-19 health protocols when it held an event that exceeded the maximum limit for attendees.
Eight Liberian Deportees Expected in July
The commissioner general of the Liberia Immigration Service, Col. Robert Budy, has disclosed that eight Liberian deportees are expected in the country by July 22. They are accused of committing a variety of crimes.
NPHIL: 250,000+ Rapid Testing Kits Arrive in Liberia
The National Public Health Institute of Liberia has announced the arrival of about 250,000 rapid testing kits as it battles to contain a rapidly escalating third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sen. Dillon Donates Oxygen Cylinders to ELWA Hospital
As the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a shortage of oxygen at health facilities across the Monrovia region, Montserrado’s Sen. Darius Dillon has donated 90 cylinders to the ELWA Hospital.