Rivergee Superintendent, Philip Nyenuh Confirms COVID-19 Positive

Rivergee County Superintendent, Philip Nyenuh

The Superintendent of Rivergee County has been confirmed positive of the deadly Coronavirus by health authority in the county, a situation that compelled Liberian government officials, including the Minister of Internal Affairs, Varney Sirleaf in are in to settle land dispute between Rivergee and Maryland County.

Minister Sirleaf seen seated between the two Counties Superintendents; Rivergee and Maryland Counties (Photo credit: GNN Maryland County Correspondent, Varney Kamah)

According to GNN Correspondent who formed part of the team in the County, yesterday, July 1, 2020, a meeting was held with the presence of Minister Varney, officials of both Maryland and Rivergee to finalize their journey to the disputed boundary today was suspended due to the news released by health authority that the Superintendent of county, Philip Nyenuh had been confirmed positive of the virus.

Our Correspondent speaking via mobile phone, said many of those who were at the first meeting held yesterday, July 1, 2020 including the Minister of Internal  Affairs, the Superintendent of Maryland County, members of the media who were there to cover the event, and other officials present may likely be quarantined or tested for the virus.

Rivergee County currently has 8 confirmed cases with 1 recovery and 0 death.

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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.