After 17 confirmed cases of COVID-19 were discovered at the Liberian Agricultural Company’s hospital, health authorities in Grand Bassa shut down the facility over the past weekend.
The commander of the Grand Bassa’s Incident Command System, Dr. Anthony Tucker, says all ten confirmed COVID-19 cases in the county have recovered.
Grand Bassa has recorded an additional three new Coronavirus cases, just as the government has begun to relax the most stringent measures put in place to contain the virus. The county now has a total of nine cases.
Grand Bassa’s county health officer, Dr. Anthony Tucker, and eight senior health personnel in the county have gone into isolation at the ArcelorMittal concession area in Buchanan.
Nearly two days after Grand Bassa confirmed its first Coronavirus case, three additional cases have emerged.
The committee set up to raise funds for the Liberian Government Hospital in Buchanan has made additional contributions to the hospital.
Family members of a woman who died in July as a result of a retained placenta after giving birth in Grand Bassa’s second district are calling for an overhaul of the country’s health system to better serve the public.
Amid reports of shortages of drugs at health facilities across the country, police in Grand Bassa have confiscated a large consignment of drugs and other medical supplies at the Owensgrove checkpoint.