The Government of Liberia has recorded the third case of the coronavirus, a release from the Ministry of Information has disclosed. The third coronavirus patient is a lady, who is in her 63-year. Her name is Linda Ross.
Government made the pronouncement today, March 20, 2020. According to the Ministry of Information release, health authorities have immediately transferred the patient, Linda Ross to the 14 Military Hospital for treatment after proven positive.
Although government announced the third case of the virus, it however failed to disclose how the patient got the virus. However, unconfirmed information obtained by Bridge Radio Africa reveals that the patent came from Italy.
Meanwhile, Health Minister Wilhelmina Jallah has announced that the Incident Management Team (IMT) will convene an emergency meeting on Saturday, March 21, 2020 to review existing health protocols and possibly declare new measures in the wake of new cases.
The government is urging citizens to remain calm as it works tirelessly to prevent further spread of the COVID-19 virus, while it races those Linda Ross may have come in contact with.
Details to come!