Bomi has recorded its fourth confirmed case of the Coronavirus.
Days after President George Weah declared an additional 30 days of state of emergency to curb the spread of COVID-19, Bomi’s Sen. Sando Johnson has vowed to convince his fellow senators to vote against extending the measure.
On June 13, health authorities in Bomi announced that the county had recorded its first case of the Coronavirus.
The Liberia Drug Enforcement Agency has arrested a man who was allegedly trafficking 30kg of marijuana valued at over L$400,000 (US$2,020).
Courts around the country are reopening for the May term, and Judge Karboi Nuta has told prosecutors and defense lawyers that he expects the justice system to play its role during the COVID-19 pandemic. He announced that the court would begin working on releasing pre-trial detainees who had stayed in jail for more than two court terms without trial.
Rep. Edwin Snowe is calling on the government to implement a complete lockdown of the country to more effectively control the Coronavirus pandemic in Liberia.
The successor company to Sime Darby says it wants to forge better relations with the communities around its plantations in Bomi and Grand Cape Mount. It plans to do this through an outgrower program.
The health services administrator for Bomi says the county health team is not ready to respond to Coronavirus cases.