One health worker has died from the COVID-19 in Liberia, that’s according to Health Minister Dr. Wilhelmina Jallah as of April 20, 2020.
“Your safety (Health Workers) comes first and we will do all we can to provide the necessary personal protective equipment to ensure you are save, say Minister Dr. Wilhelmina Jallah.
COVID-19 is very easy to spread and very easy to get as such it is time Liberians do away with stigmatizing people.
Currently Liberia has one-year-old and up to seven-one years old patient in the treatment center, she noted.
Due to the difficulties in abiding by the social distancing measures, Dr. Jallah encouraged all Liberians to practice wearing masks constantly in order to avoid the further spread of the virus in Liberia.
“It will help us in breaking the transmission, the constant marks wearing, The Liberian health Minister added.
She warned people not to be ashamed of disclosing that they have COVID-19 because it is not a death sentence.
At the same time, she urged people not to attack the security including health workers in their communities while they are carry out their work.
Moreover, Dr. Jallah called on all local health facilities to remain open to ensure that they help in the process of saving lives during this health crisis.
Speaking at the regular press briefing On Monday April 20,2020, Dr. Jallah reiterates calls for all Liberians to work together as a team in order to battle the virus collectively.
She again pledge the government’s support to health workers in order for them to remain save in battling against the killer disease.