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Liberian President Orders The Reopening Of Churches And Worship Centers Amid Coronavirus Outbreak



Liberian President, H.E George Weah, has ordered for the partial reopening of all religious centers across the country although there is a constant rise in Coronavirus cases.

He said, mosques will open for prayers beginning May 15 and Churches will follow suit from May 17.

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Liberia has by far recorded 199 positive cases of COVID-19 with 20 deaths, according to the country’s authorities.

The President however added that these religious centers will only be allowed to function if its congregation will adhere to the social distancing policy laid down by government.

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In a statement signed by the President, lockdown in the country’s capital, Monrovia, has been extended for two more weeks.

Closure of non-essential businesses, ban on all movements between the country’s states and the Stay-at-home for Monrovia still stands, a portion of the statement read.

SOURCE: Africacelebrities.Com