Three Additional Positive Cases Of COVID -19 Discovered In Liberia

Health authorities in Liberia have disclosed that three additional positive cases of the COVID-19 has been discovered in Liberia putting the total number of affected individuals of the virus in Liberia to six.

Appearing on state radio, ELBC Radio, Liberia’s Minister, Dr. Wilhelmina Jallah, the Executive Director of the National Public Health Institute of Liberia (NPHIL), Dr. Mosoka P. Fallah and Information Minister, Lenn Eugene Nagbe to give an update, called on Liberians to take the issue of the virus seriously.

Minister Jallah also disclosed that a lady who was recently discovered in Grand Gedeh County as one of the suspected individual has been confirmed negative after going through series of test performed by the NPHIL.

Dr. Fallah speaking further disclosed that Liberia has enough testing material provided by Africa Center for Disease Control, China and others.

In a related development, the Ministry of Education has extended the closure of all schools in the republic until further notice.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.