The Liberian National Police has announced the closure of the popular entertainment spot, Oporto located on 24th Street, Sinkor adjacent the JFK Memorial Hospital.
Police Inspector General, Patrick Sudue said the entity sells alcoholic beverages as well as food and have been opened beyond the regular closure hours as stipulated in the health protocol.
Appearing via telephone on Prime Morning Drive, the Police IG indicated that Churches, mosques and issues that border on funerals and wearing of masks will all be enforced.
‘We have spoken to the Liberian Council of Churches and other bodies, calling on them to speak to their members in respecting the protocol,’ he stated.
There are reports that the National Legislature has approved approximately two million for police operations concerning the new wave of the virus. The police is expected to be rigid going forward.
Atleast four thousand persons have come down with the virus with several deaths reported leaving complete panic in Liberia. The country is reporting the highest daily rate in the region.
Below is the protocol:
Passengers who have been present in India, Pakistan, or Bangladesh within the last 14 days will not be allowed entry into Liberia
Mask-wearing and hand-washing are mandatory in public, as well as social distancing of at least three feet Gatherings of more than 20 persons (including parties, weddings, and funerals) are not allowed; gatherings of under 20 persons must follow the mitigation protocols above
Persons who have tested positive for COVID-19 and their contacts are required to comply with the guidelines of health authorities and related health rules, such as keeping telephone lines open, self-quarantine, submission to quarantine or observation measures, and adherence to medical advice