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The country’s ministry of health says travelers arriving and departing the Roberts International Airport will soon be made to pay U.S.$75 toward Covid-19 testing fees. This comes after an audit, conducted by Internal Audit Agency (IAA) under the supervision of its former Director General, Emmanuel B. Nyeswa before his sudden death, revealed that the expenditure of fund showed inconsistencies. Meanwhile. Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor has returned to the country after her successful recovery from COVID 19. She was flown to Accra, Ghana on an emergency flight on August 11, 2020 when she suffered respiratory complications as a result of COVID 19. So far Liberia have recorded 1476 corona virus cases, 1279 recoveries and 82 deaths.

In Liberia, UNFPA is working together with the World Health Organization to co-lead the COVID-19 surveillance effort and the coordination of contact tracing.

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