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.
Bong has recorded a second COVID-19 death, barely four days after the first person died of the virus in the county.
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.
Dennis Garsinii, a Bong citizen living in the U.S., has once again donated a large consignment of medical supplies to hospitals, clinics, and health facilities across Bong.
The superintendent residence in Bong, the official dwelling place of the countyâ€™s superintendent within the Civil Compound Community in Gbarnga, stands in ruins at the moment.