Liberia Confirms Its First Case Of Coronavirus

March 16, 2020
132 Views

Liberia

Liberia Confirms Its First Case Of Coronavirus

Liberia announced its first case of the novel coronavirus on Monday, becoming the 27th African country to confirm the illness.

The patient is the head of Liberia’s environmental agency and had recently returned from Switzerland, the information ministry said in a statement.

The coronavirus patient is Nathaniel Blama, head of the Environmental Protection Agency, who returned to the country on Friday March 13 following a visit to Switzerland.

Chief Medical Officer Francis Kateh told Reuters;

“I can confirm that we have a case and we are managing it.”

President George Weah is expected to make a speech later in the day. Residents of the country have been asked to remain calm as health officials continue to trace all those the infected person came in contact with, as well as quarantine them for the incubation period of the virus.

You may be interested

33-Year-Old Married Man Lands In Hot Soup For Killing His Girlfriend In Adamawa
News
7 views
News
7 views

33-Year-Old Married Man Lands In Hot Soup For Killing His Girlfriend In Adamawa

Webby - August 12, 2022

 Wakil Mohammed, a man in Adamawa State has been sentenced to prison. He was jailed for five years for killing his…

Young Lady Tattoos Boyfriend’s Name On Her Face (Video)
News
2 views
News
2 views

Young Lady Tattoos Boyfriend’s Name On Her Face (Video)

Webby - August 12, 2022

Social media users are reacting to a video of a young lady going out of her way to prove her…

Rivers APC spokesman, Chris Finebone, defects to PDP
News
6 views
News
6 views

Rivers APC spokesman, Chris Finebone, defects to PDP

Webby - August 12, 2022

Davies Ibiamu-Ikanya, Siminialayi Fubara, Gov. Nyesom Wike, and Chris FineboneThe Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress in Rivers State,…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.