Rep. Dorwohn T. Gleekia of Nimba’s sixth electoral district says he plans to engage the Ministry of Health to consider using the former Ebola Treatment Unit in Tappita as an isolation center during the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic.
With Liberia having 14 confirmed Coronavirus cases and 3 deaths, President George Weah has set up a committee to coordinate the nation’s response.
The Grand Kru County Health Team has disclosed that seven Ghanaians have been placed under a 14-day precautionary observation period at the Rally Time Hospital. They traveled to the county via canoes from neighboring Ivory Coast, which has over 300 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus.
The Ministry of Internal Affairs has presented several COVID-19 preventative materials to citizens in Nimba.
In an effort to contain the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic in Liberia, the Montserrado County Health Team has completed a three-day contact tracing training for 100 persons.
Liberia’s health minister, Wilhelmina Jallah, has announced that the test conducted on the specimen collected from a patient suspected of COVID-19 at Phebe Hospital has come out negative.
The chief executive officer of the Jackson Fiah Doe Memorial Regional Referral Hospital has clarified rumors circulating in the district that a patient held in the hospital’s isolation facility died of the Coronavirus.
Medical practitioners at Bong’s Phebe Hospital say they still do not know the result of the test of a suspected Coronavirus patient at the facility – and that is prompting staff to panic, given the lack of basic equipment and materials at the hospital.