Concern Worldwide Donates Vehicle to Bassa Health Team

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By: King Brown ( Contributor)

Concern Worldwide national office has turnover a vehicle to the Grand Bassa County Health Team to support the Incident Management System of the county.

According to the Coordinator of Concern Worldwide for Grand Bassa and Rivercess Counties, Saidu Mansaray, the donation was made based on request from the County Health Team to support them in repairing  ambulances and also provide a vehicle for their operation.

Mr. Mansaray admonished members of the county health team to use the vehicle for the intended purpose and go in rural parts of the county, track down and investigate COVID-19 cases.

Receiving the vehicle keys and documents, the development Superintendent of Grand Bassa County Flee A. Glay lauded the  management of Concern Worldwide for the kind gesture and assured them that it would be used for the intended purpose.

Also speaking on behalf of the County Health Team, was Dr. Anthony Turcker, who thanked Concern Worldwide for coming to their aid and call on them to continue their support to the county as they are faced with several challenges.

In another development, the Surveillance Officer of Grand Bassa County, Gabriel Kassay says, tracking down contact of COVID -19 patients remains a major challenge in the county due to resources constraints

Mr. Kassay said of the the confirmed cases in the county, six persons have recovered successfully and were discharged from the hospital while four are still undergoing treatment.

He said there are 116 contacts under observation from those who were confirmed with the COVID-19 .

The surveillance officer said of the total number of cases confirmed in the county 9 person confirmed of the  virus are linked to the first confirmed COVID-19 case from May 13, 2020 year.

He revealed that the contacts were monitored and  46  person were monitored for 14 days and five were confirmed positive while 41 was discharged for the isolation center.

Mr. Kassay however admonishing citizens to continue following the health measures to stop the further spread of the virus.