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.
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.
Medical practitioners at Bongâ€™s Phebe Hospital say they still do not know the result of the test of a suspected Coronavirus patient at the facility â€“ and that is prompting staff to panic, given the lack of basic equipment and materials at the hospital.
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.
Phebe Hospital has retired 27 workers who served the institution in a variety of roles.
The Liberia Bank for Development and Investment has collaborated with Phebe Hospital in Suakoko to purchase a brand new 350 KVA generator for the hospital.