Liberia Confirms 7th Case Of COVID-19 With An Indian National Suspected Positive Of The Virus

Health authorities in Liberia say an Indian national has been declared positive of the COVID-19 bringing the number of affected persons of the virus to seven, a situation that seems to worry many Liberians who over the past weeks been praying that the number should remain to its current status, six affected persons.

Speaking on a local radio station in Monrovia, Information Minister, Lenn Eugene Nagbe said the Indian national who has not left the country since December 2019, but informed health authorities that over the past weeks he interacted with some foreign visitors in Monrovua.

Meanwhile, according to Minister Nagbe the reported COVID-19 affected person has been transferred to quarantined center awaiting further check.

In a related development, an Assistant Minister at the Ministry of Public Works has been diagnosed of the virus, and has been transferred to a quarantined center outside Monrovia.

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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.