COVID-19 Spreads Fast With 7 Counties Affected; 141 Confirmed Cases, And 16 Deaths

NPHIL boss Dr. Fallah

Liberia has once again recorded eight new cases over the past 24 hours bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 141, with 16 deaths as of April 27, 200, with seven counties been affected, according to the Ministry of Health (MOH) and the National Public Health Institute of Liberia (NPHIL).

According to the latest report, Nimba, Margibi, Maryland, Sinoe, Grand Kru, Rivergee and Maryland Counties each have a recorded case except for Nimba and Margibi which have recorded 5 and 3 cases, respectively.

According to the National Public Health Institute, there are 736 contacts under follow-up. Of these contacts, 361 are health workers. 48 of the 736 contacts became confirmed cases.

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About Joel Cholo Brooks 13528 Articles
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.
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