At least four major government facilities in Voinjama have been damaged by a heavy rainstorm, displacing numerous government offices within the county capital.
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.
The Lofa County Health Team has announced its first COVID-19 confirmed case from Foya District.
The Lofa County Legislative Caucus has donated over US$19,000 in food and medical supplies to the county’s COVID-19 taskforce.
At an emergency coordination meeting among heads of government agencies in Lofa, Superintendent William Kamba has acknowledged that there has been an increase in crimes as the county joins the rest of Liberia in enforcing a stay home order to combat the Coronavirus pandemic.
A 15-man coroner jury set up in Voinjama to investigate the mutilated body of Abdul Jalloh, a motorcyclist who went missing nearly two weeks ago, has reported foul play in his death.
The National Elections Commission has disclosed the arrival of more than 40,000 ballots in the country for the February 28 by-election in Lofa to replace the deceased Rep. Eugene Fallah Kparkar.