Three COVID-19 Patients To Walk Free April 17, 2020


By R Joyclyn Wea

Health Authorities in Liberia have announced the release of three persons recently positive of the coronavirus in the nation.

This is the second in a series since the COVID_19 outbreak in the country. It can be recalled that four other persons were discharged from the 14 Military Hospital late March of this year after successfully undergoing treatment.

Remarking at the regular COVID-19 update held at the Ministry of Health, Liberia Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Francis Kateh revealed that the three individuals would be walking free today following an intensive and fruitful treatment at the 14 Military Hospital.

These individuals were tested positive of the virus and had been undergoing treatment. The move to have them discharged is based on recent tests conducted by MOH and NPHIL proving them negative of the virus.

Accordingly; Dr. Kateh said Liberia confirmed COVID-19 cases now stands at seventy_three. He explained of the six hundred twenty_three specimens collected and tested.

At the same time, Dr. Kateh revealed that twelve children have so far been infected with the deadly disease with nine tested positive. He further disclosed one confirmed case in Grand Kru County, but said their team is doing everything possible to ensure contact tracing is considered.

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