COVID-19: Liberia Now Has 105 Confirmed Cases, As Many Still Refusing To Observe Health Protocols

NPHIL Boss, Dr. Mosoka Fallah

The Ministry of Health (MOH) and the National Public Health Institute of Liberia (NPHIL) have announced today, April 23, 2020 of the increase in the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases of 5 additional numbers, bringing the total to 105.

Addressing the NPHIL regular updates, both Dr. Wilhelmina Jallah; the Minister of Health and Dr. Mosoka Fallah, executive director of the National Public Health Institute of Liberia (NPHIL), made the disclosure today, noting that the death toll remains the same (8), with total active cases at 73, with 20 been recovered from the virus; 489 have been considered contacts under follow up.

Dr. Jallah also called on Liberians and foreign residents to wear their face masks and observe all health protocols which include social distancing, washing of hands regularly, and those health measures that will keep them healthy.

Four counties have been affected of the virus with Grand Kru having two, Nimba one, Sinoe one and Montserrado have the highest numbers of confirmed and affected persons.

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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.