Bong’s county health officer, Adolphus Yieah, says Phebe Hospital will remain closed to the public this week until the facility is fumigated. The news comes after 14 of Phebe’s health workers tested positive for COVID-19.
Phebe Hospital has been closed to the public after three of its health workers tested positive for COVID-19.
Bong has recorded a second COVID-19 death, barely four days after the first person died of the virus in the county.
A 52-year-old man who died in the Sugar Hill Community in Gbarnga in the early morning of June 3 has become Bong’s first confirmed case of the Coronavirus.
Avesoro Resources, the Turkish gold mining company operating in Kokoyah Statutory District in Bong and New Liberty Gold Mines in Grand Cape Mount, has repatriated 97 Turkish nationals from Liberia.
Bong authorities have concluded a meeting aimed at enforcing the state of emergency regulations in the fight against the Coronavirus.
A fatal road accident involving a vehicle owned by Senate President Pro Tempore Albert Chie has killed three people along the Salala-Totota stretch of the Madam Suakoko Highway in Bong, according to police in the county.
Liberiaâ€™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.