On Friday, June 11, Liberia acquired two noninvasive ventilators as a donation from the iron ore giant, ArcelorMittal.
ArcelorMittal Liberia has donated additional medical supplies to aid in the country’s fight against the Coronavirus pandemic. The oxygen concentrators, oxygen cylinders, and medical regulators are essential tools in treating patients with respiratory issues.
Amid the Coronavirus outbreak in Liberia, Health Minister Wilhelmina Jallah has cautioned public and private health facilities to avoid turning away patients seeking medical care.
Liberia has recorded its first Coronavirus death, as the number of confirmed cases of the virus in the country increases to ten.
Health authorities have announced three new confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in the country. Liberia now has six confirmed cases.
The Ministry of Health has declared a national health emergency, two days after it reported the countryâ€™s third case of Coronavirus disease, otherwise known as COVID-19.
Mercy Corps has collaborated with the Ministry of Health to launch a project geared towards strengthening maternal and infantsâ€™ health services in Liberia.
Liberiaâ€™s Health Minister, Dr. Wilhelmina Jallah, speaking in an exclusive interview with The Bush Chicken about the preparedness of the country in the wake of the spread of the virus, said the government has tightened its surveillance and testing.