March 16, 2020 / 9:42 AM / in 13 days

Liberia reports first coronavirus case - health ministry

MONROVIA, March 16 (Reuters) - Liberia reported its first coronavirus case on Monday, a ministry official said.

“I can confirm that we have a case and we are managing it,” said Chief Medical Officer Francis Kateh. He didn’t provide further detail on the patient’s identity.

President George Weah is expected to make a speech later in the day. (Reporting by James Giayhue; Writing by Juliette Jabkhiro; Editing by Alex Richardson)

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