As of June 2, Liberia has recorded 296 confirmed Coronavirus cases since the first index case was reported on March 16. The relatively low number of cases, in a region not particularly known for its robust health system, begs the question: Is Liberia testing enough, or are health authorities still missing many cases due to a lack of tests?
A health worker at the Tellewoyan Memorial Hospital in Voinjama has tested positive of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Lofa to three.
After years of running a Family Literacy Initiative that trained parents to prepare their children for formal schooling, the We-Care Foundation has shifted its activities to ensure that its trainers maintain social distance with beneficiaries while still ensuring that the children continue learning.
To ensure social distancing during market day, authorities in Voinjama have asked traders to use an open sports field to set up their market, instead of convening at the Voinjama Central Market, which often becomes overcrowded.
Just hours after the announcement of Lofa’s first COVID-19 case, health authorities in Lofa have announced that a second person has died from the virus.
The Lofa County Health Team has announced its first COVID-19 confirmed case from Foya District.
Pregnant women living in Margibi and rural Montserrado are staying away from health facilities in significant numbers during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to accounts from officials at health facilities in these areas.
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.