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.
As President George Weah extends a nationwide stay home order by an additional two weeks to curb the spread of COVID-19, he is also now permitting mosques to begin opening on May 15.
On May 1, health authorities released the journalist Jeremiah Gayflor from his isolation at the 14 Military Hospital. At his hometown in Tappita, residents â€“ mostly women and children â€“ crowded the streets to celebrate. They also broke into quarantine facilities and hugged patients.
Nathaniel Blama was Liberiaâ€™s first confirmed case of the Coronavirus. After being discharged from the 14 Military Hospital, The Bush Chicken met with Blama to hear his side of the story.
With 158 confirmed cases and 18 deaths, Liberia has the third-highest Coronavirus fatality rate in Africa, according to statistics gathered from various health ministries by statistics aggregation website, Worldometer.
A Tappita journalist who tested positive of the Coronavirus has been discharged from the 14 Military Hospital after two negative tests.
The Grand Kru County Health Team has recorded its second confirmed Coronavirus case, in addition to announcing that there are 13 high-risk contacts.
Barely two weeks after the Jackson Fiah Doe Memorial Regional Referral Hospital recorded its first case of the Coronavirus and the countryâ€™s fourth COVID-19 death, the hospital has announced its second confirmed case of the virus.