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.
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.
Police in Gbarnga have charged the senior pastor of the St. John United Methodist Church with statutory rape. Rev. Dr. Samuel Karyeah, 54, who is also an associate dean of the Gbarnga School of Theology, has been sent to court.
The Bush Chicken has learned of the isolation of a male patient at Phebe Hospital in Suakoko. The patient is said to be showing signs and symptoms similar to that of the Coronavirus.
MNG Gold, a Turkish gold mining company operating in Kokoyah Statutory District in Bong’s first district, has embarked on the construction of a clinic for citizens.
Police in Bong have charged a recent graduate of Cuttington University with criminal conspiracy and theft of property, in connection to the recent money theft at the Central Agricultural Research Institute.
An organization focused on land rights issues, Parley Liberia, has collaborated with the Liberia Land Authority in a conference on Customary Land Formalization which involved local leaders from three counties – Bong, Lofa, and Nimba.
Members of the Bong County Legislative Caucus have elected a new set of leaders to head the caucus for the next two years.