Liberia’s Minister for Education and his deputy have both tested positive for Covid-19 and are receiving treatment. Professor Ansu D. Sonii (the Minister of Education) is reported to be receiving treatment at the 14th Military Hospital in Liberia.
However, Deputy Minister of Education, Mr Latim Da-Thong has been flown into Ghana for treatment. Reports indicate that the Deputy Minister’s arrival in Ghana comes about by a diplomatic arrangement between the Government of Liberia and Ghana after Mr Latim-Da Thong’s health began deteriorating.
FPA reports that the Deputy Minister is being treated at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra and is gradually recovering after arriving in the country over the weekend. Liberia as confirmed 652 cases of the global pandemic, 270 recoveries, and 34 deaths.
The country’s active cases currently stand at 348 cases. Meanwhile, Ghana has recorded 414 new cases of the pandemic, bringing the country’s confirmed case count to 14,568. Recoveries stand at 10,907 with 95 deaths reported. Active cases of the country currently stand at 3,566 cases.