The President of Liberia, George Weah announced earlier in the week that today, the 15th of May, the country will face a different form of lockdown.
Liberian COVID-19, New Lockdown Reviews
The lockdown reform will feature the reopening of religious centers around the country. With churches to resume services from May 17, and mosques from May 15. But on the condition that these services run with just 25-percent population capacity for strict adherence to social distancing.
In Monrovia the country’s capital, the lockdown will be extended by two weeks, with all residents strictly adhering to the stay-at-home orders.
The ban on all movement between the country’s 15 counties, still stands.
Activities of non-essential businesses is disallowed.
The country with population size of about 4.8 million people have recorded 199 cases of the coronavirus and 20 death cases so far.